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Contraband: USB inside bracelet

A recently submitted set of photos shows a bracelet that holds a USB inside.



This is a great reminder to always check all jewelry and think outside the box for potential attempts at smuggling. It’s unclear how an inmate might end up with something like this, but even a seemingly innocuous item like a plastic bracelet can harbor secrets.

These images and videos of illegal inmate contraband have come directly from Corrections1 members, readers and expert contributors. As officers in the field, Corrections1 members have the greatest insight into the contraband and illegal tactics used by inmates to subvert the security of our nation’s vital corrections institutions. By submitting these images and videos of paraphernalia, Corrections1 members share potentially life-saving information with their brothers and sisters.

See links to more photos like this at our Corrections Contraband page. If you have a contraband photo or video you would like to add to our database, please email us at