Federal Correctional Complex, Butner

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Federal Correctional Complex, Butner
Butner.FCI.jpg
LocationMangum Township, Durham County / Dutchville Township, Granville County, North Carolina
StatusOperational
Security classLow, medium and minimum-security (FMC Butner is a medical facility)
Population3,300 (three facilities)
Managed byFederal Bureau of Prisons
 
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Federal Correctional Complex, Butner
Butner.FCI.jpg
LocationMangum Township, Durham County / Dutchville Township, Granville County, North Carolina
StatusOperational
Security classLow, medium and minimum-security (FMC Butner is a medical facility)
Population3,300 (three facilities)
Managed byFederal Bureau of Prisons

The Federal Correctional Complex, Butner (FCC Butner) is a United States federal prison complex for male inmates in Butner, North Carolina. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice. FCC Butner is about 45 miles northwest of Raleigh, the state capital. The facility is noted for having Bernie Madoff as one of its inmates, who is convicted for perpetrating the largest ponzi-scheme in history.

The complex consists of three facilities:

The complex lies directly on the county line between Durham County on its western side, and Granville County on its eastern side.

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Coordinates: 36°08′22″N 78°48′16″W / 36.13944°N 78.80442°W / 36.13944; -78.80442