Lawsuit Claims “Kids for Cash” Foster Care Abuse

One of California’s largest private foster care agencies is under fire over allegations of torture and abuse that are outlined in a 76-page lawsuit.

The suit alleges foster care children endured physical and mental abuse of a seven-year period, abuse allegedly covered up by the Rancho Cucamonga-based Interim Care Foster Family Agency, which recruited and supervised the foster parents.

“My old foster parents, they used to make special tools just to torture us, and I was under the age of 10 years old,” former foster child Isaiah Sais said at a news conference Thursday.

Sais is one of eight suing the agency, which is part of California’s $400 million a year private foster care industry.

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