Aug 282013
 August 28, 2013  Laws, Misc, Online

Richard Wronski reports that Illinois is enacting the “name and shame” approach to those who don’t pay their fines. That approach is already used in Texas and New York:

Motorists who use the Illinois Tollway but refuse to pay tolls and fines may already have collection agents chasing them, but by the end of the week the names of the most egregious scofflaws could also be posted on the Tollway’s website.

The list will name those who have racked up more than $1,000 in tolls and fines, officials said.

Until now, the Tollway had been reluctant to publicize the names. But Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday signed legislation allowing the Tollway to do so, along with the amount of fines and unpaid tolls owed by each violator.

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