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Class-action lawsuit seeks to get money back for red light tickets

FILE - This Nov. 22 2009 phoshows traffic flowing past red light cameroperated by Redflex Sioux Falls S.D. South Dakotstate

FILE - This Nov. 22, 2009 photo shows traffic flowing past a red light camera operated by Redflex in Sioux Falls, S.D. South Dakota state Rep. Peggy Gibson of Huron says she was disappointed to watch her bill prohibiting traffic cameras die by a narrow margin in a Senate committee on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 in Pierre. The bill would have kept local governments from using cameras with radar detectors to ticket drivers for speed and red light violations. (AP Photo/Argus Leader, Elisha Page) NO SALES ORG XMIT: SDSIO501

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A class-action lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court claims that because Redflex — the company that provided Chicago’s red light cameras — earned millions of dollars from a city contract obtained through bribery, everyone who was ticketed should get their money back.

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