A prisoner who brutally attacked his ex-girlfriend and her new partner is allegedly operating a clothing business from behind bars.
A Facebook page that sells clothing branded with obscene slogans such as ‘F*** the law’ and ‘Full time Loco’ has been encouraging its followers to submit competition entries to the Mount Gambier Prison.
‘Competition time peoples. We want to see your best art work with FTL. The winner will win a piece of FTL clothing. Also the winner will be chosen from the Manace himself,’ the business posted on Facebook.
A South Australian prisoner allegedly runs clothing company (pictured) from behind bars
On a Facebook page the company said it was having a competition for ‘best art work’ related to the brand
‘Here’s how to enter… Do your best artwork, write what’s your favourite thing about FTL and your size and send it,’ the post reads before listing the address of the prison.
It’s understood that the competition’s judge is a former prison guard who is currently serving two-and-a-half years after attacking his ex-girlfriend and her partner.
‘He’s inviting people through the Facebook page that’s attached to this business, he’s inviting people to send material to his prison cell,’ opposition spokesman Lee Odenwalder said, according to 9News.
‘This person should be in prison paying the price for their crimes and not profiting from a business,’ he said of the of the 38-year-old prisoner, who for legal reasons cannot be named.
The Facebook page has been encouraging its followers to submit competition entries to the Mount Gambier Prison
‘Do your best artwork, write what’s your favourite thing about FTL and your size and send it,’ the post reads
Before his arrest, the father-of-one had been active on the brand’s social media account and ran the label.
The brand sells its adult hoodies for $50 and also offers a G-rated kids version for $40. Just over 1,200 people like the company’s Facebook page.
It’s understood SA Police are investigating the claims.
Mr Odenwalder has issued a ‘please explain’ to the government over the alleged operation.
Before his arrest the father-of-one (pictured) had been active on the brands social media account and ran the label
The prisoner, 38, is a former prison guard who brutally attacked his ex-girlfriend and her new partner
‘We need to know exactly what the Marshall Government’s position is on these things are,’ he said.
The Corrections Department has said that if the claims are proven to be correct, the inmate will face a longer prison term.
Mount Gambier prison is the only privately owned prison in South Australia and houses medium and low security male prisoners.
Daily Mail Australia is not suggesting the Facebook page or it’s operators have done anything illegal.
Mount Gambier prison is the only privately owned prison in South Australia and houses medium and low security male prisoners
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