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Philadelphia Confronts Ticket-Fixing Scandal

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Philadelphia Confronts Ticket-Fixing Scandal

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Philadelphia Confronts Ticket-Fixing Scandal

Philadelphia Confronts Ticket-Fixing Scandal

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This week, the former chief of Philadelphia's parking ticket appeals agency, Joseph Hoffman Jr., was charged with surreptitiously throwing out more than $6 million worth of traffic tickets for friends, politicians and businessmen. Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Tom Ferrick discusses the case.

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