The BBC reported this week that the UK spends over $30,000 per year to store illegal cellphones confiscated in correctional facilities. Click here to read the article:
The phones, which are the newest form of contraband in prisons, are often found during raids. The fines of storing the phones, which are returned to the prisoners upon release, is left to the taxpayers. Several government officials are now calling for an end to the practice.
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