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Baltimore Detention Center Became A Criminal Enterprise

NPR | April 27, 2013 12:57 p.m.

Federal prosecutors recently indicted 25 people associated with the Baltimore City Detention Center on charges of racketeering, and drug and money laundering. Prosecutors allege that prison guards allowed gang members free reign over the prison, helping them smuggle drugs and cellphones into the facility. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon speaks with Baltimore Sun reporter Ian Duncan about the case.

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