Red light camera deal at heart of Kaufman County scandal

image: camera lens“A District Attorney in a rural East Texas county is under scrutiny for sanctioning an unlawful traffic-ticket operation. Not only has the DA refused to investigate any wrongdoing by county officials, the two former commissioners who opposed the scheme are now the target of an unrelated criminal investigation.

“Kaufman County taxpayers are rightfully outraged over county officials who unlawfully hired American Traffic Solutions in 2014 to deploy traffic cameras in local school zones and on school buses. The arrangement was the brainchild of sitting County Judge Bruce Wood and two commissioners who approved the contract, but are no longer in office”

Read the rest at the Texas Scorecard.

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