US parents 'gifted' teen daughter to rapist four years ago
New York: A Pennsylvania man has been charged with raping a teen with whom he fathered two children, after receiving the girl four years ago as a ‘gift” from her parents “for helping (the) family out of financial ruin”.
Lee Kaplan. Pic/AP
The girl’s parents gave the then-14-year old to Lee Kaplan (51) in gratitude.
Child welfare authorities removed the young mother, her two young daughters and nine sisters — all of whom lived with the teen and her parents in Kaplan’s home.
Authorities said they were tipped off by an anonymous phone call.