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Confessions Of A Prison Doctor

Confessions Of A Prison Doctor

By Vivian Giang It takes a special kind of person to provide health care for accused murderers, rapists, and drug addicts. But these doctors do, in some cases, receive "better pay, better hours, retirement benefits, and free malpractice insurance," Parija B. Kavilanz has reported on CNN. "Typically a salaried... Read More »

Confessions Of A Prison Guard

Confessions Of A Prison Guard

For many Americans, the recent hit TV series "Oz" on HBO along with Fox's "Prison Break" were the first insights into what it's like to be a prison guard. Of course, as is the case with any drama, it's difficult to tell whether the actors' portrayals of corrections officers are the real deal or simply tired... Read More »

Reputed Mobster Michael Scarpacci Goes Legit, Becomes Successful Car Salesman

Reputed Mobster Michael Scarpacci Goes Legit, Becomes Successful Car Salesman

By AOL Autos Michael Scarpaci, a reputed Gambino associate who is about to begin a 25-month sentence after being convicted of a $20 million securities scam, has reinvented himself as quite the successful car salesman. And he's hoping that his newfound skill will help to keep him out of prison, according to... Read More »

How Convicts Get Jobs Without Lying

How Convicts Get Jobs Without Lying

According to a 2010 survey by the Society for Human Resource Management, 73 percent of polled HR professionals said their company, or an agency hired by their company, conducted criminal background checks for all job candidates. That you may receive a background check upon applying for a job isn't noteworthy,... Read More »

Calif. Teen Breaks Up With Teacher After His Arrest

Calif. Teen Breaks Up With Teacher After His Arrest

MODESTO, Calif. -- A Northern California teen who made national news when she and her high school teacher moved in together says she has broken off the relationship following allegations that he sexually abused another student. Jordan Powers, 18, told ABC News that when her now former boyfriend, Christopher... Read More »

A New Career Option For Ex-Cons: White-Collar Jail-Prep Tutor

A New Career Option For Ex-Cons: White-Collar Jail-Prep Tutor

By Eamon Murphy, DailyFinance From insider trading to getting ready for life "on the inside" -- The Wall Street Journal reports that convicted white-collar criminals are increasingly paying for prison prep from former inmates. Read More »

City Worker Continues To Draw Paycheck Despite Being Jailed For DWI

City Worker Continues To Draw Paycheck Despite Being Jailed For DWI

For anyone wondering whether it's possible to draw a paycheck while sitting in jail, it appears the answer is yes -- at least for one municipal worker in Bayonne, N.J. The employee, 71-year-old Edward H. Broderick, is serving 90 days in jail for a drunk driving conviction and is using vacation time to draw a... Read More »

Murderer Got $30,000 In Unemployment Benefits While Jailed, Police Say

Murderer Got $30,000 In Unemployment Benefits While Jailed, Police Say

Anthony Garcia first made the papers in April last year, when he was arrested for a 2004 murder thanks to an incredibly detailed depiction of the crime inked across his torso. Now his tattooed chest is making headlines again. While in the Los Angeles County jail system, Garcia allegedly had family and friends... Read More »

Recovery Bypasses Silicon Valley Non-Tech Workers

Recovery Bypasses Silicon Valley Non-Tech Workers

By Marcus Wholsen MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Daniel Macias is the face of Silicon Valley seldom seen by those who don't live there. When he was 19, he wasn't starting what would become one of the world's most successful tech companies, like Mark Zuckerberg did at that age when he founded Facebook. Macias spent... Read More »

How Gang Life Helped One Man Become A Multimillionaire Entrepreneur

How Gang Life Helped One Man Become A Multimillionaire Entrepreneur

Ryan Blair's rag-to-riches story is no marketing shtick. He may have dubbed one of the chapters of his New York Times bestselling book, "my philosophies from the jail cell to the boardroom," but Blair's childhood isn't naturally packaged into slogans. And the things he learned on the streets of Los Angeles,... Read More »

Man Goes to Jail to Get Health Care Benefits. Should You?

Man Goes to Jail to Get Health Care Benefits. Should You?

Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, UnitedHealth and now, the Big House? When 59-year-old James Verone was let go from his job as a deliveryman for Coca-Cola three years ago, he of course simultaneously found himself without health care, given America's system of employer-based coverage. At an age that made full... Read More »

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