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Facebook agrees to disable California inmate accounts

LOS ANGELES — Facebook has agreed to disable the profiles of prison inmates in California whose accounts have been updated while they are behind bars. “Access to social media allows inmates to circumvent our monitoring process and continue to engage in criminal activity,” California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation secretary…

72,000 stimulus payments went to dead people

Inspector general: 72,000 stimulus payments went to dead people; 17,000 to prison inmates More than 89,000 stimulus payments of $250 each went to people who were either dead or in prison, a government investigator says in a new report. The payments, which were part of last year’s massive economic recovery…