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1/4/2008
Austria: Speed Camera Toppled
Teenagers are caught and fined for cutting down and burying a speed camera in Lustenau, Austria.

Lustenau, Austria
A pair of nineteen year old motorists used axes and a saw to topple a speed camera in Lustenau, Austria. Peter Hochstacher and Thomas Moebel then buried the camera unit in a nearby field. Unfortunately for them, a farmer tending his land discovered the device and turned it over to police. Photographs stored within the camera were used to track down the teenagers. A court fined the teens nearly 100,000 Euros (US $150,000).

Source: Speed camera lumberjacks caught red handed (Metro (UK), 1/3/2008)



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