What is the highest paid bail?
Real estate heir Robert Durst received the highest bail ever in the United States at $3,000,000,000. In 2003 he was charged with the murder of his wife and given a $1 billion dollar bail, which he posted. Durst skipped on his bail and was then rearrested and given new criminal charges of tampering with evidence.
How much do bounty hunters make?
As noted in the previous section, bounty hunters can expect to earn an annual median salary of $50,510, according to the BLS. However, many factors can affect a bounty hunter’s earnings, and the freelance nature of the job means that pay may fluctuate more than most careers.
How do bail bonds work in Alabama?
Utilizing a bail bondsman is the most common method of bonding someone out of jail in Alabama. It requires that the accused and/or his friend or family member co-signs a contract with the bail bondsman and pay a fee (usually it is 10-15% of the scheduled bond as their fee, which the bondsman keeps as his profit).