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Posts Tagged with "kickbacks"

Groups urge Congresswoman Lee to push back against federal prison phone kickbacks

September 7, 2012

As part of a larger effort called the Campaign for Prison Phone Justice, a delegation representing Bay Area organizations is petitioning Conngresswoman Barbara Lee to ask the FCC to address the high cost of prison phone calls by passing the Wright Petition.

Hiding Africa’s looted funds: Silence of Western media

March 26, 2011

There has not been any concrete effort to expose the banks that collude and connive with corrupt leaders who are impoverishing the people. No effort has been made by the political elite in Europe and America to force the banks to return these stolen monies to the poorest of the poor.

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With ‘judges’ like these …

March 2, 2009

In Pennsylvania’s Luzerne County, two judges just pled guilty to a conspiracy to convict and sentence juveniles to a private prison, so that they could get kickbacks from the prison’s builders and owners.

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