Skip to comments.3 more Redflex execs out as fallout continues for city's red light camera firm (Chicago)
Posted on 03/05/2013 10:29:35 PM PST by george76
The president, chief financial officer and top lawyer for Chicago's red light camera company resigned this week amid an escalating corruption scandal that has cost Redflex Traffic Systems Inc. its lucrative, decadelong relationship with the city.
The resignations came as Redflex said it was winding down a company-funded probe into allegations of an improper relationship between the company and the former city transportation manager who oversaw its contract until 2011, a relationship first disclosed by the Tribune in October. A longtime friend of that city manager was hired by Redflex for a high-paid consulting deal.
The company recently acknowledged it improperly paid for thousands of dollars in trips for the former city official, the latest in a series of controversial revelations that have shaken Redflex from its Phoenix headquarters to Australia
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Corruption ? In Chicago ? That paragon of municipal virtue ?
If you are driving through Washington DC be aware that their speed camera’s are there to collect funds.
That is their only reason for being.
The Branch Avenue camera is on a down hill slope where there hasn’t been an accident since Lincoln was President.
To paraphrase the NANNYs, some on this site:
“If you don’t like the corruption, don’t run the red-light.”