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Prisons for Profit

Clip: 01/11/2013 | 7m 57s

"In Louisiana, you’ve got all these prison entrepreneurs who are mostly local sheriffs who have built these prisons, and the prisons function just like hotels. They get a payment per person per day, and if they don’t keep the beds full they’re going to lose money," says reporter Cindy Chang.

Aired: 01/11/13

Rating: NR

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