Time Magazine – “Big Brother Backlash”

February 16, 2012

The CameraFRAUD meetup group was mentioned in this piece by Time Magazine’s “Moneyland.”

With bills like SCR 1029 making their way through state legislatures in Arizona, Iowa, Colorado and Florida to name a few in 2012, the citizen backlash is being felt by politicians everywhere on the state level.

The question is, are they listening?

Read entire article at moneyland.time.com.

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ATS Refuses to Refund Red Light Tickets to Funeral Procession

July 6, 2011

Has American Traffic Solutions sunk to a new low?

Thanks to WSVN Miami-Ft Lauderdale for the story

That might not be possible, but another lie they frequently tell the public has been exposed.

“Every ticket is reviewed by an officer,” ATS execs and PR folk are constantly parroting. It’s hard to believe that’s the case given the volume of the fraud letters masquerading as traffic tickets they send out.

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Vote on L.A. Red Light Cameras By City Council is “Likely” on Friday

June 15, 2011

UPDATE: After testimony, mostly by ATS employees, including Charley Territo and CEO James Tuton, LA City Council decided to delay even voting on the “suggestive measure” until Tuesday.

LAist has more details.

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American Traffic Solutions is clinging to life in Los Angeles for another 48 hours, but the likelihood of them surviving the month of June is extremely low.

Two council members have been persuaded by an ATS lobbyist to introduce a motion to continue the red light camera scam on a monthly basis while a “safety analysis” is conducted.

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Overworked Speed Cam Operator Drives Double the Speed Limit, Gets Fired

May 26, 2011

Not only are speed camera vendors operating one of the most wide-reaching scams across the world, but they’re also endangering employees and motorists with their negligence.

A man who has a medical condition which requires him to take heavy medication, but still works 12 hour shifts as a speed cam operator, reportedly got behind the wheel in a completely dazed state and proceeded to drive double the speed limit, SEVERAL times.

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Former Redflex Chairman Chris Cooper Roadblocks Carlyle-Macquarie Takeover Bid

May 9, 2011

Chris Cooper tells Macquarie and The Carlyle Group to hit the road

Chris Cooper, former chairman of Redflex Traffic Systems didn’t mince words when talking about the rejection of a $305 Million bid from The Carlyle Group and Macquarie Bank to buy the company, which had been raised to $2.75/share on Friday.

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Will Redflex Begin Seizing Vehicles in Albuquerque Next?

May 6, 2011

Earlier this week, news came out that Redflex and Las Cruces, NM PD will begin stealing cars as ransom for red light camera fines. The excuse they’re using is that there are too many unpaid tickets and now they’re losing money.

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Redflex, ATS to be ousted from Arizona roads with SB1352

January 28, 2011

After much anticipation, the Photo Radar Prohibition bill (SB1352) is now available online for viewing. Introduced by AZ State Senator Frank Antenori, it is an all out ban on the photo ticketing scam in Arizona.

In the past few days, many cosponsors have stepped forward to sign SB1352, giving it widespread support.

Call, e-mail and fax your legislators to let them know you’re fully in favor of banning the scameras in AZ.

Lookup for your own State Rep here.

Great example letter you can cut and paste or reword here


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