Ex-judge who jailed kids for kickbacks convicted
Mark Ciavarella guilty of racketeering; He and another Pa. judge took $ 2M for funneling inmates to youth detention centers
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Former Luzerne County judge guilty of racketeering charges
SCRANTON, Pa. — A former juvenile court judge was convicted Friday of racketeering in a case that accused him of sending youth offenders to for-profit detention centers in exchange for millions of dollars in illicit payments from the builder and owner of the lockups.
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Pa. judge guilty of racketeering in kickback case
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) – A former juvenile court judge defiantly insisted he never accepted money for sending large numbers of children to detention centers even after he was convicted of racketeering for taking a $ 1 million kickback from the builder of the for-profit lockups.
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