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DOC Crackdown



In a sweeping crackdown, Corrections Secretary James McDonough made a series of moves Tuesday aimed at breaking up a widespread scheme in which inmates paid well-connected civilians to get transfers to prisons of their choice.

He suspended one corrections administrator without pay, while the investigation continues. He demoted two others, calling their actions "a failure of leadership."  Read more here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:19am]


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