June 16, 2014 in City

Spokane faces class-action lawsuit over red-light cameras

By The Spokesman-Review
 

The city of Spokane has not refunded traffic ticket money a judge ruled was wrongfully collected using red-light cameras, and is still is trying to collect on those who haven’t paid, according to a lawsuit filed last week.

A class-action lawsuit involving potentially thousands of drivers asks the city to repay two-and-a-half years’ worth of tickets, worth $124 each, which could amount to $2.1 million.

The traffic tickets were written for running red lights or turning without coming to a complete stop.

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