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I was arrested for a misdemeanor traffic violation, a suspended

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I was arrested for a misdemeanor traffic violation, a suspended registration. It is a bondable offense and I was taken to the local jail and booked. No one allowed me to make a call to secure payment of the bond but a bondsman was on site in the holding area and told me that he could get me out for a fee of $180.00 cash. I knew nothing about the process and found out after this that the bondsman should not have been in the holding area soliciting business and I could have saved the 12% fee that he charged. How can I make a complaint on this?
Because this involves the jail, you would need to make your complaint to the State Attorney General's Office, since they regulate these activities and investigate improprieties. You can also file a complaint with the FBI's public corruption unit since it appears that the jail or its employees may be involved in this matter as well.


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