Stories by Seth Ferranti

Seth Ferranti has been a regular contributor to The Fix since 2012. This is his first feature since his release from prison. He recently told the story of a fatal gambling addiction. To learn more about prisoners, check out Gorilla Convict, a compilation of his writing about prison gangs, the mafia, hip-hop and hustling, is now available.  subscribe to Seth Ferranti's feed

Posted on: Oct 2, 2014, Source:

Failure to provide a urine sample for the halfway house within two hours would be considered the same as providing a dirty sample.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2013, Source: The Fix

At this point, America's notorious prison gang is more devoted to the drug trade than it is to its racist ideology.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2013, Source: The Fix

Why did the authorities turn on him? It started when he helped the feds investigate drug corruption in the Detroit Police Department.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2012, Source: The Fix

Addicted prisoners are waiting years for therapy

Posted on: Jun 11, 2012, Source: The Fix

Clarence Aaron is serving three life terms for a small-time college cocaine deal, another victim of heinous mandatory drug sentencing laws.