FLORIDA, USA — One of the judges in the Kids for Cash scandal in Luzerne County is no longer behind bars, according to the Associated Press.
Michael Conahan has been sent home from a federal prison in Florida due to coronavirus concerns.
Conahan is 68 years old and Prison officials tell the AP Conahan may not necessarily come back to the prison.
He could serve out the rest of his 17 and a half year prison sentence in home confinement.
Conahan has been in prison since 2011.
He was part of the judicial duo with Mark Ciavarella convicted for receiving kickbacks from the construction of a juvenile detention center in Luzerne County.
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