So what’s it really like for white collar criminals behind bars?
Fine cuisine, serious thread count sheets and a personal trainer, perhaps?
Not even close.
Try getting a fork stuck in your arm if you should try to reach across the plate of another inmate at the dinner table.
But inside traders and others who’ve wound up in jail can avoid committing gaffes like that _ and the bodily harm that can result _ simply by undergoing a little advance training.
That’s right. According to The Wall Street Journal, a whole cottage industry apparently has developed to guide them on the dos and don’ts of the prison system.
For a price, former inmates are more than happy to tell them how to behave. The main tip, it seems: be polite, and mind your own business.
Some of the particulars: Don’t interrupt conversations; always say ‘excuse me’; don’t change the TV channel; don’t sit in another prisoner’s seat or bunk; and don’t stare at another guy in the shower.
The “consultants” offer to