Kids for Cash scandal
Judge Featured In Michael Moore's CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY Found Guilty Of Racketeering | FilmBuffOnline. Judge Featured In Moore’s CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY Found Guilty Of Racketeering Posted on 18 February 2011 by Rich Drees A Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania judged featured in Michael Moore’s 2009 documentary Capitalism: A Love Story has been found guilty of 12 of 39 criminal counts stemming from his involvement in what has become known as the “Kids For Cash” scandal.
Corrupt Judges Removed in Pennsylvania - Updated. Pa. judge gets 28 years in "kids for cash" case. Former Luzerne County, Pa.
Judge Mark Ciavarella turns from reporters as he leaves the federal courthouse in Scranton Feb. 15, 2011, after testifying in his public corruption trial. AP Photo/The Citizen's Voice, Mark Moran. Ex-Judge heading to prison for sending juveniles to private detention facilities in exchange for money. Digg A former Pennsylvania judge was sentenced to 28 years in prison following a scandal in which he took nearly $1 million from the builder of juvenile detention facilities.
In exchange for money, former judge Mark Ciavarella sentenced thousands of juveniles to the detention centers often for lengthy stays after relatively minor violations. His efforts kept a steady flow of children into the facilities owned by Mr.