Securus Technologies recently announce their acquisition of the payment processing company GovPayNet. Securus, a technology provider for public safety, law enforcement, corrections agencies and inmates, believes this merger will play a key role in the company’s objective of expanding their payment servicing division.
GovPayNet allows over 2,300 government agencies to process credit and debit card payments for court costs, fines, bail, traffic violations, and real estate and property taxes.
Securus Technologies’ President and CEO, Robert Pickens, says he is looking forward to adding GovPayNet to their list of products offered. He also praises Mark MacKenzie, GovPayNet’s CEO, pointing out the twenty years of experience offering high quality services and excellent customer satisfaction in the industry. Combining with GovPayNet has allowed Securus to process over 40 million payments a year.
Mark MacKenzie is also looking forward to the acquisition, as he feels GovPayNet will be able to expand their capabilities and add new services.
Based in Dallas, Texas, Securus Technologies is a leading inmate communications provider. Securus uses technology such as smart phones, tablets and PCS to connect inmates with the family and friends. More than a million inmates nationwide use phone services, video services, jail voicemail, money transfer and more provided by Securus.