Writing your own "get out of jail" card.

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Writing your own "get out of jail" card.

Postby rabble » Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:40 pm

I haven't heard of this sort of thing before.

Forged documents made their way through a courthouse, out to the prison, and got convicted killers released. The system found out about it because it's protocol to notify the families when a victim's killer is released and one member called to ask what was going on.

And then the guys go register as felons a few days later, apparently to keep up appearances.

Does this happen much?

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Re: Writing your own "get out of jail" card.

Postby green union terrace chair » Sat Oct 19, 2013 1:55 pm

I've heard of cases where someone with a long jail term ahead of them exchanges bracelets with someone getting released the next day, but this is many degrees more elaborate.

I wonder if the guys expect to remain free, or just have "unfinished business" to take care of before they eventually get caught.

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Re: Writing your own "get out of jail" card.

Postby Rich Schultz » Sun Oct 20, 2013 5:32 am

A spokesman for the escaped prisoners said they would return right after they sign up for Obamacare.

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Re: Writing your own "get out of jail" card.

Postby Galoot » Sun Oct 20, 2013 11:59 am

That earned you a spot on the ignore list, Rich Schultz.

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Re: Writing your own "get out of jail" card.

Postby gozer » Mon Oct 28, 2013 8:49 pm

that sure beats my ace in the hole, viz, having an army of cake bakers in the community who own extra saw blades and such . . .

i keep waiting to read about bernie madoff breaking out of prison with a gun carved out of soap or a washboard slat and coloured with shoe polish. imagine what that would do for shinola's stock the next day. they're still around: part of the cac-40 no less,


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