Federal Correctional Complex, Butner

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Federal Correctional Complex, Butner
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Location Mangum Township, Durham County / Dutchville Township, Granville County, North Carolina
Status Operational
Security class Low, medium and minimum-security (FMC Butner is a medical facility)
Population 5,000 (four facilities)
Managed by Federal Bureau of Prisons

The Federal Correctional Complex, Butner (FCC Butner) is a United States federal prison complex for male inmates in Butner, North Carolina. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice. FCC Butner is about 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Raleigh, the state capital. The facility is noted for incarcerating Bernie Madoff, who was convicted for perpetrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history.

The complex consists of four facilities:

The complex lies directly on the county line between Durham County to the west and Granville County to the east.

Notable inmates[edit]

Inmate Name Register Number Status Detail
Mel Reynolds 07476-424 Released to a halfway house after his sentence was commuted by President Bill Clinton in 2001; released from custody in 2003. Illinois Congressman from 1993 to 1995; convicted in 1995 on charges of sexual assault, obstruction of justice and solicitation of child pornography in a connection with his relationship with a 16-year-old campaign worker; convicted in 1997 of bank fraud.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/bux/index.jsp
  2. ^ "Ex-Congressman Reynolds & wife indicted for fraud". CNN. November 7, 1996. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  3. ^ Dorning, Mike (January 21, 2001). "Clinton Grants Clemency, Frees Reynolds". The New York Times. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 

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Coordinates: 36°08′22″N 78°48′16″W / 36.13944°N 78.80442°W / 36.13944; -78.80442



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