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Articles by Erik De La Garza

Arkansas Sheriff Took Kickbacks for Card Fees, Class-Action Suit Says

An Arkansas Sheriff received kickbacks from a company hired to convert cash seized from county jail prisoners to prepaid debit cards “with numerous exorbitant fees,” a federal class-action lawsuit claims.

More than 2,200 people who were arrested or booked in the Benton County Jail claim their cash was seized and ...