Securus Technologies will be releasing a series of additional reports on Global Tel Link integrity breaches over the coming six months. Securus said their reports would provide in details facts, findings, and articles about the GTL’s wrongdoings. Securus Technologies said this in a press release representing one of a series of items they intend to publish.
Richard Smith, who is the CEO of Securus Technologies, said in the press release that out of his love for the industry he would not sit and watch as their integrity is thrown to the dogs. Richard says that all industry players as they focus on serving law enforcement, inmates, corrections, family members and the whole society should have their best interest at heart and in the right way. But GTL has not been doing this.
Securus says that they will review a series of wrongdoings and potential wrongdoings by GTL SO as to shame GTL and have them acting with higher integrity. The first review will be done in a 17-page order no. U-20784-B. The order is from the Louisiana Public Service Commission on GTL actions during their term with Louisiana Department of Corrections when they are said to have provided outbound to inmates.
The Louisiana PSC found that GTL was involved in four practices, unauthorized advancing of clocks, high rating of calls, artificial inflation of client’s charges, and multiple billing of calls hence overcharging taxpayers. Despite the order being dated 21st January 1998 a whole 18 years ago, GTL has continued with its wrongdoings of fraudulently overcharging their clients. According to Richard this actions are tainting the image of the industry and should be stopped with immediate effect.
Securus Technologies, which has its headquarters in Dallas, Texas, serves more than 3450 law enforcement, public safety and correction agencies and more than 1200000 inmates in North America. The technology company was founded in 1986 and has regional offices in Allen, Texas, and Atlanta.
Securus provides its clients with emergency response, inmate self-service, public information, incident management, biometric analysis, investigation, information management, communication and monitoring products and services in a quest to make the world a safe place to live. The firm employs more than 1000 people.