Transferring Funds To Prisoners Is Big Business For Some Financial Companies

Consumerist

(Rick Drew) (Rick Drew)

Life isn’t supposed to be easy for prisoners, but should the punishment extend to their families? A new report highlights the ways in which some financial institutions appear to be benefiting from the bad fortunes of others while prisoners’ families fall into debt trying to provide necessities like underwear and toothpaste to their loved ones behind bars.

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