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    Convicts Pay Back $463,000 Won In Lawsuit

    <i> Nearly 300 people who were awarded more than $450,000 in a class action lawsuit over jailhouse strip searches handed the money back to the state to pay child support and related debts.

    Former prisoners who believed they were illegally strip searched between 1996 and 2004 at the York County Jail were awarded $3.3 million in the 1,350-member, class-action settlement.

    State officials discovered that 284 plaintiffs owed child support, and working with the state attorney general's office and U.S. District Court, recovered $463,000...</i> <a href="http://www.forbes.com/business/manufacturing/feeds/ap/2006/01/24/ap2473065.html">Entire Story</a>
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