OETA Presents

Dollars for Dimes

Episode 1 | 27m 46s

Efforts to collect criminal fines and fees have been ramped up to help fill the funding gap. But is that process cost effective? The problem of costly efforts to collect fees from criminal defendants has caught the attention of state and local leaders who are pushing for changes. Jenifer Reynolds found a case that everyone seems to agree was - as the old saying goes - penny wise and pound foolish.

Aired: 04/17/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.