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Death of a Gambler

By Seth Ferranti

Gambling addiction is frequently lethal—in most cases through suicide. I spent years in a prison cell with a good friend who became another kind of victim. And I never saw it coming. MORE  

Aryan Brotherhood Suspected of Killing Campaign

By Seth Ferranti

The drug-dealing white supremacists can project power far beyond prison walls, as The Fix recently reported. MORE  

Gambling in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

Prisoners will bet on "anything and everything" to get a thrill, an inmate tells The Fix. MORE  

The Aryan Brotherhood’s Grip on Prison Heroin

By Seth Ferranti

The racist ideology of America's most notorious prison gang has long been subordinate to its lust for drug money. Federal crackdowns have yet to break the Brand. MORE  

Drug Sweeps in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

Routine shakedowns for drugs or alcohol catch inmates by surprise, a prisoner tells The Fix. MORE  

Tripping in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

An inmate tells The Fix about the pros and cons of doing acid behind bars. MORE  

Selling Heroin in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

Once it's smuggled in, it can be sold for a huge profit, an inmate tells The Fix. MORE  

How Prisoners Make Moonshine

By Seth Ferranti

Alcohol helps to send millions of Americans to prison, but you'd think it would be hard to keep drinking once you got there. Not so, inmates explain to The Fix. MORE  

Prisoners Suffer Without Methadone Programs

By Seth Ferranti

More inmates than ever are now forced to withdraw cold turkey, a prisoner tells The Fix. MORE  

Why Is This Man Still in Jail?

By Seth Ferranti

Federal agents yanked Richard Wershe from high school and groomed him as a high-profile drug dealer. When he transformed into the notorious White Boy Rick, the feds turned their backs. Now he's doing life in jail. MORE  

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