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'DaddyOFive' outrage indicative of larger trend of internet sleuthing

'DaddyOFive' outrage indicative of larger trend of internet sleuthing

A Frederick County couple's YouTube videos of what they called "pranks" on their children have sparked a viral outrage in recent weeks, leading people from across the globe to notify law enforcement and media outlets and launch investigations of their own of what they saw as abuse.

Heather and Michael Martin, of Ijamsville, had filmed nearly 300 videos on their "DaddyOFive" YouTube channel, many of which showed them berating and yelling at their children, breaking their toys and instructing the kids to hit each other, with the adults often laughing as their children cried.

But while local law enforcement agencies worked to determine where the videos...

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