Picture Perfect

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Susan White couldn't understand why she'd gotten a citation for running a red light from the city of North Miami Beach, Florida. She hadn't been to the city. In fact, on the day she the ticket was issued, she was at home in Troy, New York. It turns out the ticket had been issued based on a red light camera. The license plate was very blurry in the photo. But someone apparently just guessed what the tag number was and sent a ticket to White. After a reporter started calling officials about the ticket, the company that handles the red light cameras for North Miami Beach canceled the ticket, blaming the mistake on human error.

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