Kids For Cash Movie Shown To Reporters In Luzerne County

Published 01/23 2014 06:37PM

Updated 01/23 2014 08:10PM

It's called the Kids for Cash movie and it tells the very dark story of two corrupt Luzerne County Judges who hatched a scheme to send juveniles to private detention centers in exchange for million dollars in kickbacks--The documentary tells the stories of several of the juveniles and their families-- The movie also includes interviews with former Judges Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan- Reporters who watched the screening reacted to it- Mary Therese Biebel from the Times Leader said, "I thought it was well balanced--It was also a walk down memory lane when I saw y former colleagues who worked on it so professionally--"  Rocky Rhodes from KRZ-FM  98-5 said, "Every time Ciavarella opened his mouth it made the case against him even stronger-" CW Colwell PA Live's Movie Guy reacted as well- "It showed a spotlight on a very dark time in our local history_" The movie opens nationwide the first week in February-

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