Trustify cannot be Trusted

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According to the Washington Post, the CEO for a sort of “Uber for private investigators” called Trustify was sentenced to 97 months this week for fraud. Questions: What is the CEO’s name and age? Did the company make a profit? Explain. Originally the CEO was sentenced for 9 years. Why was his sentence shortened? How… Read more »

Ramen Noodles are the new Prison Currency!

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At some state prisons, budget cuts have led to a reduction in the caliber and total number of meals that prisoners receive, which means that the practical value of ramen noodles have skyrocketed in their value as contra ban. Questions: 1. According to the article, why don’t prisoners stock up on Ramen, since it commands… Read more »

Right on the Money

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Back in January, when Jacob “Jack” Lew was a mere nominee for the position of Secretary of the Treasury, the New York Magazine described his signature as a “slinky that has lost its spring.” Now, as the official Treasury secretary, his signature has changed. Questions: 1. Why were people worrying about Lew’s signature in the… Read more »