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Towing Scams #761818

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 09, 2004
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) Towing companies that haul off legally parked cars in a scam to collect fees featured; details given of the lack of regulation of the industry and the collusion of police in the scam. [Towing victim Nadine GARRICK††â€“ explains what happened.] [Attorney Philip FRIEDMAN†- states cars were towed because it was a source of income for a towing operator.] [Representative James MORAN†- comments on the elimination of the government’s ability to regulate tow trucks.] [Towing & Recovery Assn. of America president Bill GIORGIS†- notes the industry is full of hard-working, dedicated individuals.]

Pelley, Scott;
Attkisson, Sharyl

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