Drug addicts sent from Puerto Rico may be victims of ID theft in Chicago
Odette Yousef reports:
After we aired a story about Puerto Rican drug addicts who were sent to unlicensed 24-hour group treatment programs in Chicago, we heard from lots of listeners. They were disturbed by one particular detail in reporter Adriana Cardona-Maguigad’s investigation: that the groups routinely confiscate addicts’ identifying documents, and sometimes don’t return them.In fact, in a tension-filled scene in Cardona-Maguigad’s story, she accompanied one man to retrieve his documents from one of these treatment programs, a place called Segunda Vida.
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