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Pity the Bourgeois. No, really, pity him, for David Bourgeois' Mini Cooper was towed from his Brooklyn street after somebody put up a fake "No Parking" sign. Bourgeois got dinged $205 just to get his car back (Wow! NYC's even more of scam than San Francisco!) and then still has a $60 dollar parking ticket to deal with. Officials say they'll try to dismiss the tickets, but somehow we don't think the tow yard will be so lenient.

Fake 'No Parking' sign suddenly appears...and cars disappear [Kansas City Star]

Nuts to You, Motorists! Tow Yards in Texas Not Refunding Money [Internal]