Bail Bondsmen: Working the Numbers

Number 25442
Subject Prisons
Source The Dallas Morning News
State TX
Year 2011
Publication Date June 29, 2011
Summary A year-long investigation into the bail bond industry by the Dallas Morning News focused on the relationship between bail bondsmen, the judicial system, and the county government. The investigation uncovered corrupt practices, sweetheart deals, and dysfunctional oversight that cost taxpayers many millions of dollars.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 49
Keywords Bail Bondsmen, County Government, Judicial System, Sweetheart Deals
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