Moors Murderer Ian Brady leaves bizarre things behind after death, including trinkets for his prison pen pals.
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Famous Prisoners: ‘Moors Murderer’ Ian Brady Leaves Gifts for His Prison Pen Pals

Ian Brady, the famous prisoner who was convicted of murdering five children between 1963 and 1964 has died in prison. Incidentally, Brady ‘The Moors Murderer‘ left peculiar boxes of trinkets for his prison pen pals and supporters. Also famously known as the Moors Murderer, he died at the age of 79. He’d spent 51 years behind Read More…

Lightning crashes Volusia jail’s video visitation system
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Lightning Knocks Down Volusia County Jail Video Visitation System for Over a Month (Video)

A lightning strike crashed the video visitation system recently at the Volusia County Jail. Jail officials thought it would be a quick and easy fix. But it wasn’t back up and running for a month and two days after the storm. Lightning Crash at Volusia County Jail Affects Inmates It had become Brittany Crenshaw’s routine to eat, Read More…

Video discusses black women who love prisoners, why and how these prison relationships benefit them.
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Are Black Women Who Love Prisoners Already Damaged Goods? (Video)

Sheila Isenberg’s book entitled Women Who Love Men Who Kill is an effort to help us understand why so many women are attracted to prison inmates… specifically murderers. Black Women Find Power in Love Behind Bars Sheila Isenberg interviewed countless prison wives, fiances and girlfriends. All of these women had fallen deep in love with notorious Read More…

Reading Together: GTL now offers a prison book service for inmates and their loved ones called JPlay.
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Free Prison Book Service, JPlay Helps Prisoners Escape & Connect with Loved Ones

Recently, PRWeb reported on an announcement made by IMT Globalet LLC. It announced the release of its new JPlay, a free prison book service. This company is known to inmates and prison loved ones as simply Global Tel Link or GTL for short. JPlay Prison Ebook Service: About Global Tel Link AKA GTL Global Tel Link is an inmate calling Read More…

A government report suggests that some prisoners should be allowed to Skype to chat with loved ones who can't travel to prisons for visits.
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Government Report Suggests Prisoners Should Be Allowed to Skype with Family

Recently, The Guardian posted about a report submitted that suggests that some prisoners should be allowed to Skype to chat with family. This could help strengthen prison families. The suggestion to use Skype to get in constant touch with family and relatives is geared towards strengthening family ties. It’s a way of preventing re-offending, according to Read More…

The Enormous Costs of Incoming Calls from Jails in Montana May Soon Become More Affordable
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Good News: Costs of Incoming Calls from Jails in Montana May Drop Soon

According to an Independent Record report, incoming calls from jails in Montana may actually get cheaper. These prisoners’ loved ones may soon find prison calls more affordable. Prison inmates and jail detainees in Montana will soon be able to enjoy cheaper calls to their families. This may soon become a reality. The Montana Public Service Read More…

Prison phone call companies, such as Global Tel Link, are creating dubious charges for prison loved ones, making calls from prison unaffordable.
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Prison Phone Call Companies Accused of Ripping Off Customers with Unexplained Charges

Last week, MuckRock published an investigative report on prison phone call companies. It clearly shows that they are hitting prison loved ones with dubious charges. These are not the best of times for thousands of people who have loved ones locked up behind prison bars. Apart from the pains of losing a loved one to Read More…