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PaulBacon

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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 5:59:01 PM

Know that old yarn about the cobbler's children never having shoes? A financial consultant from Virginia has made a pretty serious financial mistake that will take him 54 years to pay off.

Jason Bourcier, 33, accumulated $202,000 in tolls, fines and fees after skipping tollbooths on the Dulles toll road, according to USA Today. The newspaper reported that while his lawyer was able to get the fines and fees reduced by more than half, he still owes the state $96,498, which he plans to pay off in $150 monthly installments over the next 54 years. He should have the fines all paid off by the time he's 87 years old.
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blupupher
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 11:45:20 PM

old story
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FuelishGuy
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 10:13:14 PM

The authorities deserve some of the blame for letting him get away with it for so long.
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drobbbb
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 9:16:55 PM

I assume he's got the message
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qwerty17
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 12:26:06 PM

no mercy.
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radbadtz
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 10:08:01 AM

what a tool, probably evading his taxes as well, that is the way with the entitled, with their entitlements.
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jjjleblanc
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 8:34:03 AM

Impossible to pay off.
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amerk73
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 7:55:38 AM

wow
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AVKZ
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 7:27:24 AM

If he misses payments, I'm guessing the whole thing comes due.
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bston
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 7:17:37 AM

I doubt they'll make them pay that much.
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danny999
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 6:47:25 AM

Why did the State let him go so long without taking positive action?????DUHHHHH.
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reidlej
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 6:39:49 AM

He sure drive that road a lot to rack up that much!
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 3:42:37 AM

Outstanding!
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 3:17:56 AM

Fines and legal fees cost him far more than the tolls. Live and learn I suppose.
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rahcat
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 2:11:06 AM

Repackaging of an old story.
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alterman156
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 1:48:28 AM

The man should have paid his tolls from the start.
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Ply440GTX
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 1:34:38 AM

...and here I thought I had $$$ problems.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 12:20:49 AM

Old story.
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CivicMA
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 12:16:32 AM

The deal he negotiated is ridiculous for what he did.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2013 12:07:43 AM

Wayyy old
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 11:59:48 PM

Old story.
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 11:58:26 PM

Hope he gets a good rate on his loan.
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 11:24:27 PM

too much
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 10:29:56 PM

Ok
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traffic cop
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 10:06:21 PM

"You can be sure your sin will find you out." Numbers 32:23
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 10:01:10 PM

355 violations? Guy must think he's above the law.
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 9:32:39 PM

Wow. This looks like the same story kicking around a week or so ago. I guess you fill with whatever you have to fill with.

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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 9:31:50 PM

He's thumbing his nose at the rest of us who have paid those tolls when we've used the Dulles Toll Road.
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roadrunnerMO
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 9:27:52 PM

set an example with him. Send him to Arizona to sheriff joe to live in his tent city..
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 9:20:44 PM

old story
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 9:15:09 PM

Put him in jail.
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 9:11:17 PM

Old news
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 8:49:58 PM

Old news
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 8:21:45 PM

96,500 now , how much when he renegotiates???
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 8:14:54 PM

Lawbreaking pays!!!! A slap on the wrist - he is thumbing his nose at authority.
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 8:08:16 PM

He got what was coming to him.
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 7:58:14 PM

WOW!
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 7:54:12 PM

You have got to be kidding me. Mr. Bourcier is probably laughing under his breath. He gets his liability cut in half and is allowed an easy payment plan. Based on the time value of money, he's getting a great deal.
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 7:31:47 PM

Yikes. Wonder if he can appeal
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 7:25:50 PM

amazing
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 7:24:06 PM

That is an idiotic thing to have that much fines pile up.
It should be easy to track someone down, I am sure he has to renew is car license plate every year. So when someone has fines, he cannot renew his license plate. That simple.
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Nicoalbum
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 7:23:57 PM

I couldn't imagine how much we pay in tolls
That's way voer board
Make it freeways finally
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evowner
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 7:21:35 PM

He must have been using roadway logic (red lights , speeding, ect.) in that if I don't get caught it wasn't illegal.
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agrico
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 7:15:18 PM

That's a lot of tolls
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mastermariner
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 7:02:57 PM

Should have thrown him in jail and have him do community service for 8 hours a day
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 6:56:28 PM

send that boy to prison for a good long while too
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 6:56:26 PM

OK
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brbts
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 6:54:59 PM

Really? How on earth does someone get away with it for so long to get it that high? With all the cameras, etc they have, I'm sure they could have got him a lot sooner!
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 6:49:36 PM

Joke
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 6:45:19 PM

Should have spent some weekends in jail.
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2013 6:35:53 PM

Last week's news.
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