Dating a federal prisoner
Some of my passions include writing poetry/novels, exercising, cooking and training dogs”).
She then toggled over to one client’s Facebook account, where a woman had sent a naked picture not knowing he couldn’t see it.
“This is the perfect job if you like gossip,” Renea told me.
“It’s like reading the Enquirer every day.” Renea found her first pen pal, Wayne, in February 2015.
In 2004, ten female prisoners in Pennsylvania received roughly 0,000 from hundreds of men who they’d pretended to fall in love with.
She has coined her operation “Bridging the Gap.” It began more simply as awebsite and Facebook group soliciting pen pals for prisoners who submit a picture, a bio, and a fee.
Such sites have existed since the 1990s, and there are now nearly 50, in addition to dozens of Facebook and Yahoo groups that together boast more than 100,000 free-worlders looking for incarcerated people to write.
The site, “Ask a Convict,” has a “serial killers” tab, and founder Jon Nolan said that while some people do harbor unsettling romantic proclivities, others are just curious to ask questions like, “What is it like to kill someone?
” Nolan was initially curious, too, but eventually, “it got pretty dark and depressing,” and he would get letters featuring “a run-on sentence about wanting colored pencils and enjoying strangling women.” He eventually abandoned the site, though it is still online.