All posts tagged "private prison"

Ex-con becomes private prison investor to expose systematic rape by employees

A former convict at a private prison has taken his complaints about the billion dollar industry to the annual shareholders meeting in an attempt to reform the system from within.

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Private prisons demand states maintain maximum capacity or pay fees

Falling crime rates are bad for business at privately run prisons, and a new report shows the companies that own them require them to be filled near capacity to maintain their profit margin.

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'Anonymous' hackers target private prison contractor

Hacker group Anonymous on Friday vandalized the website of a major US prison contractor in the latest salvo in an anti-police campaign.

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Private prison company offers to buy 48 states' prisons

In exchange for keeping at least a 90 percent occupancy rate, the private prison company Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) has sent a letter to 48 states offering to manage their prisons for the low price of $250 million per year, according to a letter obtained by the Huffington Post.

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