InlandPolitics has learned that an illegal bail bond practice may have once again reared it’s ugly head in San Bernardino County.
The last people to be caught doing what is known as bail bond “capping” were the Tidwell brothers. They were prosecuted.
“Capping” is the illegal practice of using attorneys or inmates to direct or steer bail bond clients by referral or intimidation, in exchange for compensation.
The practice violates state and federal law.
Information has been circulating that at least two local bail bond firms are being accused of cornering an already tight market by illegal means. Sources also indicate the activity has been brought directly to the attention of Ramos himself without any affect.
The purported reason for the hands off attitude?
Business as usual……….