We're two Pulitzer finalist investigative reporters who have spent a year looking at exploitative rehabs that put residents to work for free. Ask us anything.
Across the country, people struggling with addiction are being funneled into rehabs that promise recovery in exchange for free labor. But some of these rehabs are little more than work camps for private industry, they benefit companies like Coca-Cola, PetSmart, KFC, and Walmart.
They're are also havens for scam artists. Our latest investigation zeroes in on one rehab owner who put residents to work in adult care homes, charged them with cleaning her house, and made them tend to her exotic pets: https://www.revealnews.org/article/drug-users-got-exploited-disabled-patients-got-hurt-one-woman-benefited-from-it-all/