People dating inmates
“They become very lonely and often get cut off from their friends and family,” Biske told the Grio.
“Correspondence with a stranger can give them something to look forward to and help their morale.” Yet his site and those similar to it feature inmate profiles as inviting as any on Ok Cupid.
Once a prisoner’s information makes it online, interested parties pick potential partners as they would on any other matching site.
Some sites also charge people interested in contacting an inmate for the desired addresses.
Early one May morning, Renea Royster arrived at her son’s apartment, pulled out her laptop, and scrolled through the dozens of messages from prisoners that had collected in her inbox overnight.
She began her daily grind of copy-paste — moving messages sent via Corr Links, an email service available to federal inmates, to the Facebook pages they had paid her to create in their names.
Online sites for dating prisoners have proliferated in recent years.
On the surface, these sites profess to specialize in connecting people behind bars with those seeking pen pals.
Not cam girls or pros, these women are often just bored housewives or single parents stuck at home and looking to spice up their life with some erotic fantasies.Behind this façade, sites with names like act as bridges that transform long-distance friends into lovers.