Category: Ruby Franke

Niece says ‘8 Passengers’ abuse was Jodi Hildebrandt’s idea; she’s been using duct tape for years

It’s been a decade since Jessi Hildebrandt has seen her aunt Jodi Hildebrandt and she says that the abuse the Franke children suffered is similar to want happened to her under Jodi’s care. Jodi Hildebrandt was arrested August 30 along with her business partner Ruby Franke for multiple counts of abusing Ruby’s four minor children (she has six in total.)

8 PASSENGERS Ruby Franke accused her children of abuse in court

41-year-old Ruby Franke, who once ran a popular family YouTube channel called “8 Passengers,” is being charged with 6 counts of felony child abuse after one of her four minor children escaped from her business partner Jodi Hildebrandt’s home malnourished and injured. Both Ruby and Jodi have been arrested and charged. Now, Ruby’s the one accusing her children of abuse.