Cheney, Gonzales Indicted in Texas Prisoner Abuse Case [USA]

Author: Christopher Sherman, The Associated Press, Published on: 19 November 2008

…[A] grand jury has indicted Vice President Dick Cheney and former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on state charges related to the alleged abuse of prisoners in…federal detention centers…Cheney's indictment on a charge of engaging in an organized criminal activity criticizes …[his] investment in the Vanguard Group, which holds interests in the private prison companies running the federal detention centers. It accuses Cheney of a conflict of interest and "at least misdemeanor assaults" on detainees because of his link to the prison companies…[A] spokeswoman for Cheney declined to comment on Tuesday…[also refers to The GEO Group]

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Related companies: GEO Group Vanguard