It pay''s to read the fine print!
From Chuck Shepherd's "News of the Weird" column appearing today in the
Lexington _Herald-Leader_ :
In 1997, a car belonging to Michel Emond, 36, was confiscated by Quebec's automobile insurance board based on alleged overdue fines, but a mistake had been made, and the borad agreed to reimburse Emond's expenses. However, Emond got tired of waiting for the3 check, and in March 1999 took advantage of a provision in Quebec law and filed a document that permitted him to legally seize the baord's headquarters in Quebec City (value, about $33 million in U.S. funds) until the debt was paid. The next day (13 months after agreeing to do so), the board paid up.
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