Hangzhou Citizen Cracks Counterfeit Parking Ticket Case That Fooled Traffic Police

Hangzhou Citizen Cracks Counterfeit Parking Ticket Case That Fooled Traffic Police
Apr 19, 2016 By eChinacities.com

A Hangzhou man was recently arrested for forging parking tickets for his own car.

A white Mercedes-Benz C200 was parked illegally long-term near the entrance of a swimming pool. Local traffic police had put on a ticket on the car daily saying that the car was illegally parked. However, it seemed the owner did not care. The ticket disappeared every day.

This unusual case caused a local citizen named Wang to stakeout the car, and find out who owned it. He watched the car for more than 10 days, and found out an even bigger secret: the “tickets” had been made and posted daily by the owners themselves to stop the police from ticketing the car.

Wang reported that he suspected the car had been using forged tickets to deter police. Later that day, he came back to the car and saw a traffic policeman stop in front of it, read the ticket on the hood, and leave. Wang suspected that the owners posted a different ticket every day to trick traffic police.

Wang recounted his case to the media, which led Hangzhou police to conduct a preliminary investigation of the incident. Police arrested a man surnamed Jin, who owned the vehicle. Jin had been creating his own parking tickets for his car since March 2016. Jin was detained for 13 days and fined 600 Yuan for counterfeiting government documents.

Source: thepaper.cn

Warning:The use of any news and articles published on eChinacities.com without written permission from eChinacities.com constitutes copyright infringement, and legal action can be taken.

Keywords: Hangzhou parking ticket Hangzhou police Hangzhou

5 Comments

All comments are subject to moderation by eChinacities.com staff. Because we wish to encourage healthy and productive dialogue we ask that all comments remain polite, free of profanity or name calling, and relevant to the original post and subsequent discussion. Comments will not be deleted because of the viewpoints they express, only if the mode of expression itself is inappropriate.

1

Sponge_Bob
comment|72084|1632030

too easy. only 13 days of jail time and 600 RMB. TOO EASY, the law is too soft.

Jul 07, 2016 20:07 Report Abuse

2

Guest388182
comment|70489|43131

I'm told being detained is kinda like a party one can't leave; just order out and watch TV, play cards etc

Apr 21, 2016 05:56 Report Abuse

3

Lord_hanson
comment|70479|279026

13 days for forging official documents? Why was this guy not imprisoned for a long time. It is sad when campaigning to help your fellow countrymen would get you longer in prison.

Apr 20, 2016 16:20 Report Abuse

4

dom87
comment|70472|102513

ui 600 RMB fine. They real fine for parking tickets would be closer too 20000 RMB I guess, but he is released from that fine. Chinese logic is flawless And there anyone wonder why no one gives a crap about the police or the laws?

Apr 20, 2016 11:06 Report Abuse

5

mike168229
comment|70467|89706

Hah! Dick.

Apr 20, 2016 09:46 Report Abuse