Nearly 40 percent of 1.2M motorists denied due process stake claim to settlement

 
 
Posted1/30/2018 1:16 PM
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Nearly 40 percent of the 1.2 million motorists denied due process after being slapped with tickets from Chicago's red light and speed-cameras have claimed their slice of a $38.75 million settlement pie.

Cash refunds will go to 389,187 motorists who paid their tickets. The average refund check: $36.62.

In addition, 78,638 motorists who never paid their tickets will have part of their debt forgiven and become eligible for additional debt relief going forward.

Under that previously undisclosed $82.3 million program, motorists who pay whatever is left of their fine after the partial debt is wiped out will have late fees and collection costs waived.

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