U.S. Judge To Receive Kickbacks For Max Sentences

U.S. Judge To Receive Kickbacks For Max Sentences

Mark Ciavarella Jr. Has been convicted of racketeering and ordered to pay 1.2 million dollars in restitution for the convictions of thousands of children from 2003 to 2008. He has also been sentenced to 28 years in prison. The Pennsylvania State Supreme Court has overturned about 4000 convictions.

The money was provided to the former judge by a contractor that built the PA Child Care and Western PA Child Care detention centers.

For more see: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-judge-receives-28year-jail-term-for-his-role-in–kidsforcash-kickbacks-8598147.html

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