Prison Officer sacked after friending prisoners on Facebook


There are several no-nos to avoid when you’re a prison officer. Letting the inmates out for a picnic is one. Swapping places with the prisoners and pretending you’re in some kind of Bizarro World is another. Befriending them on Facebook is another equally stupid sounding mistake, but one that a Leicestershire prison officer was sacked over.

An investigation into Nathan Singh was initiated when he was suspected of providing mobile phones and other such banned items to inmates. He was really caught bang to right when it was discovered that amongst his Facebook friends were 13 criminals, even though they didn’t find any evidence of his alleged smuggling. He was sacked for gross misconduct as a result.

OJ Simpson is Steve Jobs's hired hitman, says reputable source (from his prison cell)

oj-simpson-court-2.jpgOur second OJ Simpson story in two days? Don’t worry, this is still a technology blog…I think. But hey! This story involves Steve Jobs too! That got your interest back, eh?

According to the lads at Apple Insider, a prisoner in a South Carolina jail has accused Steve Jobs of employing O.J. Simpson as a ‘hitman’ over the past two decades. Yes, really. I’d be looking into hallucinogen-smugglings at that prison, if I worked there.

According to prisoner Jonathan Lee Riches, Simpson has been Jobs’s hitman since the “1985 MOVE house bombing in Philadelphia, which Jobs started with borrowed pyrotechnics from Great White,” as well as “providing Jobs with food blenders since the midwest flood of 1993” and that Simpson also “paid Jobs to clone Dolly the sheep on April 20, 1998.”….

'The Prison Life: Paris' online game parodies Paris Hilton's misfortunes :(

parisgame.jpg She may’ve escaped jail just yesterday, but an online game has been created by the people behind Kim Jong-Il: Missile Maniac, Rosie Vs. Trump and other relevant-for-15-minute ‘classics’, GSN. Yep, The Prison Life: Paris, has hit teh internets and is proving to be a lot of fun for those sick of the celebutwat, Paris Hilton.

“Paris is in jail and the warden has assigned her to design and build license plates. Help her with her job and watch out for her little dog “Clinkerbell”, the website boasts. The wonky-eyed one is decked out in an orange jumpsuit…