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Former CEO of Company Behind New Brunswick Red Light Cameras Indicted in Bribery Investigation

CHICAGO, IL—The company hired by the City of New Brunswick to install and operate two red light cameras is again under scrutiny, as a federal grand jury indicted its former CEO Karen Finley in an ongoing bribery investigation.

The indictment stems from Redflex allegedly bribing a Chicago city official in order to gain lucrative contracts installing, operating, and maintaining what became the nation's largest red light camera system.

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Since Red Light Cameras Were Activated, Accidents Increased at Easton Avenue Intersection

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On December 13, 2011, a person was injured in a rear-end car accident at the intersection of Easton Avenue and Park Boulevard during a busy rush hour.

Just 21 minutes later, another rear-end accident occurred.  According to police reports, the roads were clear and dry that evening, but one thing was special about this intersection.

A year earlier, city officials turned on two red light cameras designed to catch motorists running the traffic light located between St. Peter's University Hospital and Buccluech Park.

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Company Behind New Brunswick Red Light Camera Accused of Bribing NJ Officials

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—New Brunswick's only red light camera, at the corner of Easton Avenue and Park Boulevard, has been operated by an embattled Australian company recently accused of widespread bribery.

The most shocking revelations about RedFlex Systems, came to light last week when a former salesman at the company filed a defamation lawsuit claiming, "RedFlex Board members admitted to engaging in and providing governmental officials with lavish gifts and bribes."