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Russian woman jailed in failed terror attack


May 19th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court has sentenced a woman to 10 years in prison after finding her guilty of attempting to detonate herself on Moscow's central Red Square ... Read more...

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44 die in fight at Mexican prison (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) At least 44 inmates died in a fight Sunday at the prison in Apodaca, a city in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, officials ... Read more...

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Convicted Russian paedophile monk faces fresh charges


May 26th, 2011 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Charges of raping an eight-year-old child have been brought against the former head of an Orthodox monastery in Central Russia's Kostroma Region, police said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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14 die in fire at Mexican prison


May 21st, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), May 21 (IANS/EFE) Fourteen prisoners were killed and 35 injured in a fire at a prison in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, authorities said Friday.The blaze ... Read more...

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Ponzi king Madoff paid nine billion dollars to pals before his arrest


June 22nd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 22 (ANI): Ponzi king Bernard Madoff has told fellow jailbirds that he secretly paid three of his close friends nine billion dollars before being nabbed by the police.The ... Read more...

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Madoff Claims To Have Secret $9 Billion Stash


June 21st, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prison-mates of Bernie Madoff have reportedly been privy to the Ponzi schemer’s secret stash stories, in which he claims to have sent $9 billion to three undisclosed ... Read more...

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Prison fight leaves 23 inmates dead in Mexico


January 21st, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 21 (IANS/EFE) A prison fight in the northern Mexican state of Durango left 23 inmates dead, an official said. The incident occurred around 7 a.m. Wednesday and officials had to ... Read more...

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James Traficant Recalls His Days In Prison On FOX Interview


September 11th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
James Traficant has faced a weird problem behind the bars.He bared his heart out to an interview on the Fox news show "On The Record With Greta Van Susteren." He claimed ... Read more...

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16 injured as inmates set Kentucky prison on fire


August 23rd, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Burgin (Kentucky, US), Aug.23 (ANI): Rioting inmates set fire to a Kentucky prison in the US on Friday night-Saturday morning, damaging six buildings and causing minor injuries to eight staff members and ... Read more...

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North Point Ky Prison Set Ablaze By Rioting Inmates


August 22nd, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey In an untoward incident, several buildings were seen to be set ablaze by a host of rioting prisoners at a central Ky prison on Saturday. According to the sources, the ... Read more...

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Hundreds hurt in 11-hour California prison riot


August 10th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US): A 11-hour riot, at the Reception Center West at the California Institution for Men in Chino, about 40 miles east of Los Angeles, on Saturday night and Sunday morning, ... Read more...

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Madoff enters federal prison


July 15th, 2009 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (DPA) Incarcerated financier Bernard Madoff Tuesday was being transferred for a second time to a federal prison where he will serve time for his $65-billion fraud, prison officials ... Read more...

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Ponzi king Madoff will not appeal against 150-year prison sentence


July 10th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 10 (ANI): A lawyer representing incarcerated Ponzi king Bernie Madoff has said that his client will not appeal against the 150-year prison term handed down by Manhattan Federal Judge ... Read more...

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Dilaudid Pills Worth $4,000 Seized By Prison Staff


June 26th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
This has happened more than a week ago but is coming to light only as recently as yesterday. It has been reported that the staffs at the Springhill Institution has seized ... Read more...

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Well-behaved prisoners allowed to receive conjugal visits Down Under


June 8th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 8 (ANI): The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has allowed well-behaved prisoners to receive conjugal visits, becoming the second jurisdiction in the country to allow such visits from partners.The Alexander Maconochie ... Read more...

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Australian inmates may soon be given keys to their cells


March 28th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 27 (ANI): A company is planning to bid for the contracts of two Australia-based jails, in which inmates will have keys to their cells.The research director of the UK-based Serco ... Read more...

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