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D.C. woman's tax refund partially withheld over 2002 ticket

Last month, D.C. resident Tanya M. Topolewski expected to receive a refund check for $500. Instead, she got $300, along with a letter stating the rest was being withheld for a "DMV offset" -- an unpaid ticket.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 01:03pm EDT

Woman issued erroneous D.C. ticket for valid visitor parking pass

While D.C. residents and visitors from Maryland and Virginia try to understand the latest twists in the District's visitor parking program, there still may be confusion about the new rules among city employees.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 07:27am EDT

Bill to amend D.C. ticket appeals before council committee

At a DMV hearing on Tuesday debate centered on how to fix the adjudication system that many drivers feel is cumbersome and unfair.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 12:40pm EDT
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Ticket error blocks Md. woman from renewing registration

When most pay a speed camera ticket, they expect everything is done and the case is closed. But one Maryland woman found she couldn't re-register a car more than a month after paying her ticket and came to WTOP TicketBuster for help.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 04:33am EDT

College Park driver found guilty on speed cam ticket, fines waived

A man who received a speeding ticket from a speed camera that was later relocated was found guilty of speeding but a judge suspended all fines associated with the ticket.

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 03:42pm EDT

Charles County speed cameras turn back on Monday

The switch will go back on Monday for three speed cameras in Charles County that have been offline since late July.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 10:56pm EDT

College Park moves speed camera after WTOP investigation

Two weeks after a WTOP TicketBuster investigation uncovered questions about the fairness of a speed camera at 3300 Metzerott Road, the City of College Park has moved the camera east to clear up any confusion.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 05:36am EDT

College Park to move speed cam after WTOP investigation

After a WTOP Ticketbuster investigation into a speed camera located at 3300 Metzerott Road, the City of College Park has agreed to move the camera.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 12:18am EDT

Illegible handwriting leads to ticket error in Fairfax County

In March, a Manassas man received a notice about an outstanding ticket and learned he was the victim of a human error.

Thursday - 08/22/2013, 10:50am EDT

Police question College Park speed cam's fairness (Video)

A speed camera in College Park, Md., is so tricky, even police are calling its fairness and placement into question.

Friday - 08/16/2013, 05:03am EDT

WTOP Exclusive: Victim of indicted Prince George's ticket writer talks with WTOP

In June, Prince George's County ticket writer Antoine Budd was indicted on 41 counts of fraud, perjury and misconduct. Now one alleged victim tells WTOP she still cannot believe what happened to her.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 08:41am EDT

Prince George's ticket writer had issues before ticket scandal

A Prince George's County Revenue Authority employee is charged with writing fraudulent tickets and now WTOP is learning more about why it happened and the employee's past legal problems.

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 07:04am EDT

Woman: Erroneous D.C. ticket came on day of Md. funeral, hospital visit

A Maryland woman who received a parking ticket in Northwest D.C. on the same day she went to both a funeral in Mitchellville and the emergency room in Columbia says she was the victim of an erroneous ticket and won't drive in D.C. anymore.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 07:11am EDT

Bogus D.C. ticket tossed for woman who used app

D.C. officials say they are voiding a ticket issued in error to a woman who used the Parkmobile app to reserve her spot.

Saturday - 07/13/2013, 03:26pm EDT

Md. man gets speed camera ticket after driving under the limit

A Silver Spring driver has received a letter of apology from Montgomery County police for getting a speed camera ticket after driving 34 in a 35 mph zone.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 07:58am EDT

WTOP Ticketbuster series leads to DMV reform bill

With the WTOP Ticketbuster series chronicling stories of drivers running into red tape at the D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles, District lawmakers have introduced a bill to address the issues.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 12:50pm EDT

D.C. ticket writer victim of bogus ticket

Christopher Daignault has been fighting for six months what he says is a bogus parking ticket on a car he doesn't own and a license plate he reported lost in September of 2010.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 08:51am EDT

D.C. Council chairman: DMV not fairly considering ticket appeals

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson admits there are problems at the Department of Motor Vehicles with adjudicating tickets and plans to look into legislation to remedy the issue.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 07:08am EDT

Montgomery County apologizes for bad parking ticket

Montgomery County officials are apologizing to a Bethesda man for an erroneous parking ticket and promise to make changes to prevent it from happening again.

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 05:24am EDT

D.C. parking ticket exposes pay-by-cell glitch

A system glitch in a pay-by-cell D.C. parking system left a Fairfax, Va., man the victim of an erroneous ticket, a WTOP TicketBuster investigation has found.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 06:49am EDT
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