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  1. Former South GA prison officers face charges along with inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Prosecutors say they were part of a massive corruption, fraud, and money laundering scheme run from inside the prison. The officers used to work at Autry State Prison in Mitchell County.

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  2. 51 arrested In Georgia prison conspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | KOB-TV

    More than 50 people have been charged in connection with a massive corruption investigation into one Georgia state prison. Officials said on Thursday that numerous Georgia Department of Corrections employees, inmates and even people from outside the prison system were federally charged with a slew of charges such as conspiring to commit wire fraud, conspiring to commit money laundering and accepting bribes to smuggle contraband into Jimmy Autry State Prison in Pelham.

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  3. Crack down on Georgia prison contrabandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Examiner.com

    ... initiated from within state prisons. Yesterday, it was released that over 50 individuals from the Jimmy Autry State Prison ("Autry"), a medium security prison, located in Pelham, Georgia were charged with conspiring to commit wire fraud, conspiring ...

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  4. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | WALB-TV Albany

    Fifty-one people were indicted Thursday, January 21, 2016, after federal prosecutors say that eighteen inmates at the Autry State Prison in Pelham, Georgia, conducted scam calls from their cells. The two-year investigation, conducted by the Georgia Department of Corrections and the Federal Bureau of Investigation , claims the inmates posed as law enforcement agents and called people falsely informing them that they missed jury duty and that there was a warrant out for their arrest.

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  5. Feds say Georgia inmates carried out fraud scheme from cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... Among those indicted are 15 current or former correctional officers and 19 current or former inmates at Autry State Prison in Pelham. The inmates posed as law enforcement agents and called people around the country, telling them there was a warrant ...

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  6. Feds indict 51 people in scams run from Georgia prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | ABA Journal

    ... Associated Press , WSBTV and the Atlanta Journal Constitution . The scams were carried out by inmates at Autry State Prison in Pelham, according to the indictments. In one scam, inmates called potential victims and told them they had missed jury ...

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  7. Georgia: 51 accused in fraud schemeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Toledo Blade

    ... Among those indicted are 15 current or former correctional officers and 19 current or former inmates at Autry State Prison in Pelham. The indictments say the inmates posed as law enforcement agents and called people around the country saying falsely ...

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  8. Prison lawsuit begins in Albany Federal CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Jury selection for the lawsuit of a Georgia Prison Inmate began Monday in Albany Federal Court. The inmate claims in his suit that while incarcerated at Autry State Prison in August 2009 he asked for protection after being sexually harassed,but received no help.

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  9. Camilla former felons express need for job opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | WTVM

    ... Gardner, Working Men INC. Camilla City Manager Bennett Adams says the fire department has hired former Autry State Prison inmates who worked at the fire department there. He took Little and Gardner's contact information to see if the city may be ...

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  10. Baconton Pastor to hold prison volunteer trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Pastor Lawrence Knighton and the Chaplain of Autry State Prison will hold training tomorrow to certify folks as prison volunteers. "When you have more people coming in to show their concern and care for the inmates their behavior gets better," said Pastor Lawrence Knighton."

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  11. Baconton Pastor to hold prison volunteer trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Baconton Pastor is looking for volunteers to help prisoners. Pastor Lawrence Knighton and the Chaplain of Autry State Prison will hold training tomorrow to certify folks as prison volunteers.

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  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    More folks in South Georgia are reaching out to help inmates incarcerated at Autry State Prison. Pastor Lawrence Knighton with St. James Missionary Baptist Church makes regular trips out to do Bible study and bring supplies like soap and shampoo.

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  13. Camilla family survives house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Camilla Fire Department and Autry State Prison fire crews responded to the home on the 3800 block of Hampton Lane. Fire Chief Jaime Sullivan says they believe the fire started in the resident's car and spread to the home.

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  14. Camilla family survives house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | WTVM

    The Camilla Fire Department and Autry State Prison fire crews responded to the home on the 3800 block of Hampton Lane. Fire Chief Jaime Sullivan says they believe the fire started in the resident's car and spread to the home.

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  15. Firefighters battle blaze in CamillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Just before midnight, the Camilla Fire Department and Autry State Prison fire crews responded to the home in the 3800 block of Hampton Lane.

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  16. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... appears to be the similar to a scam that was targeting people here back in October and originated out of Autry State Prison in Georgia. They advise people to not engage the caller. Simply hang up, make a note of the number and then contact the ...

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  17. Coffee Co. man serving life for murder could get new trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... prison. This photo was taken with his grandmother who has since passed away. Smith has spent 19 years in Autry State Prison for the 1996 murder of 41-year-old Billy Ray Browning. "As long as your child hurt, you hurt along with them, and as long as ...

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