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The Prison Where Jeffrey Epstein Was Housed Is Understaffed, Has Awful Living Conditions And Corruption Problems

Noah Adamitis Associate Editor
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“The Guantanamo of New York City,” is just one nickname, among many, that has been applied to the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC).

Just how bad do conditions have to be for a federal prison, located in downtown Manhattan, to have earned a comparison to the infamous Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba, where the military houses terrorists and criminal foreign nationals? Former inmates, lawyers, guards, and visitors to the facility have described a place that is undermanned, dirty, rodent and roach-infested, and overcrowded.