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'8 Passengers' mom Ruby Franke received more than $80,000 in PPP loans during pandemic3:09

A search of public records shows that Ruby Franke, the YouTuber and social media influencer now charged with child abuse, received more than $80,000 in loans from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The loans were given to ‘8 Passengers Productions, LLC,’ which records show was owned by Franke. One loan, totaling $41,810, was approved in April of 2020 and then forgiven in May of 2021. The second loan, also totaling $41,810, was approved in January of 2021 and forgiven in August of that same year. FULL STORY: #8passengers #rubyfranke #jodihildebrandt #utahyoutuber #youtubermom #mormonyoutuber #mormoninfluencer _______________ Hit the subscribe button to stay up-to-date on the latest news, and turn on the notifications to get alerted when the big stories break as we bring them to you live! For all the full stories seen here, go to Follow KUTV 2News on our other social media pages for more photos, videos and reports: Facebook: TikTok: @kutv2news Twitter: @kutv2news Instagram: @kutv2news If you see something newsworthy happen, or you just witness something incredible, hilarious or adorable, you can send your videos, photos and news tips to We love sharing our favorites on, our social media and our broadcasts! You can also submit tips by email or phone. Email: [email protected] Call the Newsroom: 801.839.1234 _______________ KUTV is a Utah-based station and a CBS Television affiliate owned and operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to nearly 200 television stations in 86 markets. Sinclair's television group reaches close to 40% of US television households and includes FOX, ABC, MyTV, CW, CBS, NBC, Univision and Azteca affiliates. #kutv #saltlakecity #news #utah