A deranged Philadelphia woman, Linda Weston, pleaded guilty this week to having kept six mentally challenged adults and four children imprisoned in her basement so that she could live off their disability checks.
However, the 55-year-old woman was not alone in her wickedness, as four others — including her daughter — also took part in the scheme to keep the victims caged like “zoo animals” between 2001 and 2011.
Over the course of these 10 years, Weston’s crew collected a massive $212,000 in Social Security payments by using “cunning, trickery, force and coercion” to force the victims to designate her as their official caretaker.
One of these victims was reportedly found chained to a grimy boiler. Furthermore, the victims were often sedated, deprived of food and medical care, forced to use buckets for their bathroom needs and even required to prostitute themselves to raise more money for Weston and her depraved pals…