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Kids-for-cash judges ordered to pay more than $200M to hundreds of Pennsylvania children

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Judge awards $106 million in compensatory damages and $100 million in punitive damages. Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan shut down county-run juvenile detention center. They accepted $2.8 million in illegal payments from builder and co-owner of two for-profit lockups. Judge: "Their cruel and despicable actions victimized a vulnerable population"
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Two Pennsylvania judges ordered to pay $200m to kids-for-cash scandal victims

Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan accepted $2.8m in illegal payments to send children to for-profit jails

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Former Pa. judges who ran kids-for-cash jail scheme ordered to pay more than $200 million

Two ex-judges who sent kids to for-profit jails for millions in kickbacks from the owner must pay more than $200 million to nearly 300 victims.

3 months ago·United States
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Kids-for-cash judges ordered to pay more than $200M

Two former Pennsylvania judges who orchestrated a scheme to send children to for-profit jails in exchange for kickbacks were ordered to pay more than $200 million to hundreds of people they victimized in one of the worst judicial scandals in U.S.

3 months ago·United States
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'Scandal of epic proportions': US judges ordered to pay more than $288m to victims of kids-for-cash deal

Two former judges in Pennsylvania are ordered to pay millions to victims of a scheme that sent nearly 300 children to for-profit prisons in exchange for kickbacks.

3 months ago·Australia
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Kids-for-cash judges ordered to pay more than $200M

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated PressTwo Pennsylvania judges who orchestrated a scheme to send children to for-profit jails in exchange for kickbacks have been ordered to pay more than $200 million to hundreds of children who fell victim to their crimes. A federal judge awarded $106 million in compensatory damages and $100 million in punitive damages to plaintiffs in a long-running civil suit against the judges. In what came to be known as the ki…

3 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Kids-for-cash Pennsylvania former judges ordered to pay $200 million to victims

Michael Conahan, center, leaves the federal courthouse in Scranton, Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/David Kidwell, File)Kids-for-cash Pennsylvania former judges ordered to pay $200 million to victims Rachel Schilke August 17, 04:01 PMAugust 17, 04:02 PM Video Embed The victims of the kids-for-cash judicial scandal are slated to receive over $200 million in compensation, a Pennsylvania judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. Distri…

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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