Thursday, February 16, 2006

It's All Who You Know

Court employees and other Nashville insiders are getting thousands of parking tickets fixed without having to pay a dime, reporter Phil Williams of television station WTVF reports. In his two-part series, "The Ticket Fix," Williams reveals that over the past two years, 16,000 parking tickets -- or 12 percent of the total tickets in the Nashville area -- were dismissed by judges and no can explain why. Williams and his team include some priceless interviews, including one with a probation officer who didn't have to pay 81 parking tickets.
The folks at Investigative Reporters and Editors turned me on to this story.


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