GEO group to pay restitution to strip-searched inmates

The $2.9 million settlement awards up to $400 each to about 10,000 inmates at six GEO Group facilities


By Mari A. Schaefer
The Philadelphia Inquirer

THORNTON, Pa. — A company that formerly operated the Delaware County Prison has settled a federal class-action lawsuit involving strip-searches of incoming inmates charged with minor crimes.

The $2.9 million settlement awards up to $400 each to about 10,000 inmates at six GEO Group facilities.

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