Restitution based on biblical principals.
Most criminal activities even fall under restitution. No place in scripture is prison (jail time) prescribed as a punishment.
With restitution a great deterrent is created and the damaged party is not left destitute. Also the prison system (investors) is not enriched off more crime.
Restitution Possibilities – USC
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