Profiting from Prisoners

Published — September 29, 2014

Watch: Who’s making a buck off prisoners’ families?

Introduction

The Center for Public Integrity traveled around the U.S. to investigate the growing web of prison bankers, private vendors and corrections agencies … and how they profit off the innocent by shifting costs onto inmates’ families. Video by Eleanor Bell. Share this video on Facebook and Twitter. CNBC was a partner in this reporting and shot some of the general footage. Read the video transcript.

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