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The real criminals walk free

2024-03-31 18:54:42.46372+02 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

RT Serge from Babka @serge@babka.social


Not to take too much away from your post by shifting topic but...

I think what I find most disturbing, not exclusively in the US, but especially the US, is the emphasis on individual crime, violent crime, low level embezzlement like this, and the de-emphasis on serious, systemic crime, like the story that came out this week on the collusion between prison officials and prison phone operators in order to bilk the families of a truly vulnerable population of millions of dollars by denying them basic rights.

So yes, this man embezzled. Maybe it's justified, maybe not, but the real criminals walk free.

Ars Technica: Jails banned visits in “quid pro quo” with prison phone companies, lawsuits say

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