Thousands of Tennesseans who had probation under Providence Community Corrections (PCC) are entitled to settlement money.
PCC and Rutherford County settled a lawsuit alleging they "extorted" money from people on probation for $14.3 million.
PCC will pay $14 million, while Rutherford County will pay $300,000. This is being called a landmark ruling involving private, for-profit probation companies.
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