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Minnesotans are being thrown in jail for being in debt to private co's

http://www.startribune.com

You committed no crime, but an officer is knocking on your door. More Minnesotans are surprised to find themselves being locked up over debts. "The law enforcement system has unwittingly become a tool of the debt collectors," said Michael Kinkley, an attorney in Spokane, Wash., who has represented arrested debtors. "The debt collectors are abusing the system and intimidating people, and law enforcement is going along with it."

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