How Private Companies Cash in On Mass Incarceration

Incarcerated people and their families are subject to some of the most exploitative fees for basic necessities, but President Biden’s proposed crackdown on junk fees fails to address this predatory practice.

Caroline Cohn, Attorney and Equal Justice Works Fellow at the National Consumer Law Center, explains how junk fees are baked into the mass incarceration economy and why incarcerated people must be at the forefront of Biden’s efforts to end junk fees.

One thought on “How Private Companies Cash in On Mass Incarceration

  • Paul

    What is decribed here is an absolutely insane predatory business.

    It almost not possible to believe it- but i do. Terrible, terrible

    Thank you for informing us. Keep up the good work


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