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SC inmate uses Facebook Live to film rant from inside prison
By wral.com
Published: 08/11/2017

An inmate serving a 10-year sentence in a South Carolina prison for burglary keeps popping up on the internet, sharing his prison experience and exposing the prison's security flaws.

The South Carolina Department of Corrections is investigating how inmate Jose Ariel Rivera continues to use a cell phone to post live videos to social media while flashing what appears to be a knife. Rivera is serving time at Evans Corrections Institution in Bennettsville.

Rivera, 31, has been reprimanded twice this year before going on a profanity-laced post on Facebook Live. Prison officials said he has lost privileges, but the post shows he's able to skirt the system.

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