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Many Careless Driving Tickets in Henderson, NV for Not Yielding to Pedestrians

By | 2015-02-15T15:18:13-07:00 February 15th, 2015|Categories: Careless Driving, Online Legal Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Joining Forces Grant is back at it again, with Henderson being the focus of careless driving tickets in Las Vegas for failure to yield to pedestrians. We wrote about this program very recently, and the number of people ticketed in North Las Vegas for pedestrian safety and careless driving. Well, the tickets keep on coming. This time, as we mentioned, was focused on a different part of the valley. Police issued over 110 traffic tickets in Henderson for failure to yield to a pedestrian, which generally falls under the legal umbrella of careless driving. Henderson police officers also issued a number of tickets for other violations that they saw during their stepped up enforcement program, which lasted a week. Only one pedestrian was ticketed for not crossing the street safely or in a marked crosswalk or with the traffic light. That number is surprisingly low, given the number of pedestrian accident injuries in Southern Nevada when people were crossing the roadway either not in a crosswalk or against the walk light. Police also issued a whole bunch of tickets for drivers with other kinds of problems or infractions. Things like driving without current insurance, driving with a suspended or [...]

$1000 Spent by Man to Fix 5-Year Old Nevada Speeding Ticket

By | 2014-12-21T21:52:59-07:00 December 21st, 2014|Categories: General Ticket Info, Online Legal Services|Tags: , , , , , |

What happens when you do not pay a Las Vegas speeding ticket on time? What happens when you ignore that ticket for years? An Oregon man must pay $1000 to settle a 5-year old Nevada speeding ticket. The Eugene, Oregon man, Robert Larsen received a $57 ticket for speeding, but after a bench warrant was issued for his arrest, he ended up paying over $1000 to finally settle the fees, fines and legal costs. Mr. Larsen contends he was only able to get his Nevada speeding ticket handled after hiring an attorney and contacting a Reno newspaper. Handling Southern Nevada speeding tickets need not be that difficult. If you have been ticketed for travelling over the speed limit in Southern Nevada, simply log onto 24hourticketpower.com to fight or fix your ticket online, without a trip to Clark County traffic court. You can dispose of your ticket quickly, online, right from your apartment, home or even office with just a few simple clicks! Mr. Larsen contends he paid the ticket with a cashier’s check in the amount of $57 back in 2009, and only learned of his outstanding traffic fine after being mailed information that he owed over $500 in fines [...]

Uber and Las Vegas Traffic Tickets

By | 2014-10-24T08:51:58-07:00 October 24th, 2014|Categories: Online Legal Services, Speeding|Tags: , , , , , , |

Uber is coming to Las Vegas, it seems. If you’re not familiar with Uber, you’re probably not alone. A smartphone app that is popular in many big cities, you would only know it if you are someone plugged into that scene, or perhaps had lived or spent significant time in San Francisco, New York, or a few other cities it services. If you’re unfamiliar with what a smartphone or tablet app is, you may want to google the term and read up a little before heading any farther. The Uber app is paid ride sharing. The app connects you with a private driver who will give you a ride from where you are to wherever you’re going next for a prearranged fee. The app maker keeps twenty percent, and the driver keeps the rest.  One of the interesting things, and what got us here at 24hourticketpower.com interested, is the qualifications for drivers. The must carry insurance and have a spotless record with law enforcement to be licensed as an Uber driver. Now, we don’t know exactly what “spotless” means to Uber yet, since they’re new. But if it means not have any Las Vegas traffic tickets on your record, this [...]

Candidate Wants All Las Vegas Traffic Tickets Thrown Out

By | 2014-09-30T00:12:30-07:00 September 30th, 2014|Categories: General Ticket Info, Online Legal Services, Traffic Arrest Warrants|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There is good news for those among us who just can’t seem to stay away from traffic tickets. Whether it’s from speeding or running a red light or a cell phone violation (or more), one candidate for Clark County District Attorney wants to have the DA’s office drop charges in Las Vegas traffic tickets where no property was damaged and no one was hurt. That would be good news for anyone staring down the barrel of a traffic ticket they can’t afford to pay, whether it be the money, the points on their license, or the hit to their insurance premium that comes with a traffic conviction. Before you get your hopes up, though, a dash of cold water: according to political handicappers, this candidate, Jim Duensing, appears to have very little chance of winning the race. A Libertarian, Mr. Duensing is said to have virtually no money, political backing, or hope of prevailing in current the current district attorney, Democrat Steve Wolfson, in heavily Democratic Clark County. That’s why you need 24hourticketpower.com. When the candidate who wants to throw out your Clark County traffic ticket has very little chance of becoming district attorney, you need an actual traffic attorney [...]

Final Sentencing in Las Vegas DUI Case

By | 2014-07-31T23:16:32-07:00 July 31st, 2014|Categories: DUI, Las Vegas Legal News, Online Legal Services|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just about the final chapter has now been written in the Las Vegas DUI case against the driver of the vehicle which smashed into the Egg and I over a year ago. With the driver taking a plea deal, the sentence was meted out today and it is a six to twenty stay in prison for the driver. Four of the charges in this driving under the influence case in Clark County were dropped as part of the defendant’s guilty plea and deal. The lawyer for the defense was said to have been looking to get a 2 year minimum, so a two to twenty, not the six to twenty received at the sentencing. While we were not on the inside of this case, we at 24hourticketpower.com do know that a good lawyer can make all the difference in the world in this type of a case, and outcome. That’s why we offer top DUI lawyers in Las Vegas as inexpensively as we can because we know how much your freedom means. We are able to offer our services so inexpensively because we handle most of our business online – visit 24hourticketpower.com today to see just how easy it can [...]

Foot Patrols, Different Las Vegas Traffic Tickets

By | 2014-03-22T23:47:36-07:00 March 22nd, 2014|Categories: Las Vegas Legal News, Online Legal Services|Tags: , , , , , , |

We may be learning at least a part of what Metro is doing with its reallocation of staff resources following the controversial decision to stop sending officers to non-injury accidents. What they’re doing may actually lower the number of Las Vegas traffic tickets that they are handing out. Bear with us a moment on that. According to recent news in Las Vegas, cops are going to be getting out of their vehicles more. New policing strategies has the uniformed metro officers who are often handing out Clark County traffic tickets instead hopping out of their vehicles and walking around and talking to people for forty five minute stretches. This is both a community policing and a hot spot centric enforcement strategy. While many crimes are committed by the same small group of criminals, the same holds true for places. A recent study showed that 95% of crime takes place in 5 percent of a particular region. So instead of focusing on individuals, police will be patrolling by vehicle then stopping and hopping out and walking around talking to people and checking things out for 45 minutes. What does that mean for traffic tickets in Las Vegas? Well, it could mean [...]

North Las Vegas Police Targeting Speeding, Cell Phone Violations

By | 2013-06-20T16:45:05-07:00 June 20th, 2013|Categories: Cellphones and Visual distractions, Distraction on the Road: Texting, General Ticket Info, Speeding|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Police are at it again: targeting busy and dangerous intersections with extra and sneaky enforcement to catch drivers driving distracted or speeding in North Las Vegas. These enforcement efforts have been moving all around the Las Vegas Valley in recent months; we’ve written about different ones in Henderson, Las Vegas, and all over Clark County in the past. The purpose of these enforcement zones, say police, is to cut down on the number of injury accidents and car crashes in North Las Vegas by making drivers pay more attention and follow the laws in more cases. If you’re caught in one of these enforcement zones and issued a ticket for distracted driving or speeding in North Las Vegas, and want to avoid traffic court, a court appearance and points on your license, all without having to leave the comfort of your home, visit 24hourticketpower.com today to get started handling your traffic citation today. The way these enforcement zones work is tricky. Police know that if people see a cop car sitting at an intersection, then people can often slow down or put down their cell phone that they’ve been illegally using before the cop sees them breaking the law. So [...]

NV Bike Safety Law Confounds Authorities and Drivers

By | 2012-01-11T17:02:31-07:00 January 11th, 2012|Categories: Ask The Traffic Attorney, Cellphones and Visual distractions, Distraction on the Road: Texting, DUI, General Ticket Info, Henderson Legal News, Illegal Driving, Las Vegas Legal News, Local News, Online Legal Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Since it came into effect on January first, Nevada’s ban on cell phone use while driving has gotten significant press attention.  However, this month another significant driving rule has come into focus that drivers must take note of. As of January 1 2012, when coming upon a bicyclist, Nevada drivers must move to the next left bound lane or if that is not possible, pass the bicyclist with a 3 foot space. Violators of the new Nevada law can face up to $1000 in fines and up to six months in jail. If you have been ticketed for passing too closely to a bicyclist in Las Vegas, Clark County speeding or a Henderson, NV DUI, contact us at 24hourticketpower.com today. Many of the more care focused Nevada jurisdictions have expressed confusion with the new Nevada bicycle law and are unsure of its efficacy and how to enforce it, preparing to focus on pedestrian safety. Bicycle safety advocacy groups, however, are increasing pressure on the Las Vegas Metro Police Department to increase enforcement. If you have been ticketed for a Southern Nevada bicycle safety infraction, a DUI in Las Vegas or for Henderson speeding, and want to fight or fix your [...]

LV Metro Police Begin Enforcing NV Cell Phone Ban

By | 2012-01-09T16:34:46-07:00 January 9th, 2012|Categories: Ask The Traffic Attorney, Cellphones and Visual distractions, Distraction on the Road: Texting, DUI, General Ticket Info, Henderson Legal News, Illegal Driving, Las Vegas Legal News, Local News, Road Rules, Traffic Arrest Warrants|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Enforcement of the Nevada cell phone ban has begun in earnest. Las Vegas Metro Police officers have issued 230 citations in the last week for the new ban against talking or texting on a cell phone while driving. While the ban took effect on October 1, 2011, Nevada police only issued warnings until January 1st, when the Nevada ban on driving while using a cell phone took effect. If you have been ticketed for using your cell phone while driving in Las Vegas, speeding in Clark County or even a DUI anywhere in the South Valleys, contact us at 24hourticketpower.com today. Many in Las Vegas do not support the Nevada cell phone while driving ban. Bikers of Lesser Tolerance, a libertarian and 2nd amendment advocacy group set up a protest near an intersection Las Vegas Metro Police had set up a Cell Phone While Driving enforcement check point. Las Vegas police had set up the checkpoint because the intersection, Maryland Parkway and Flamingo Road, is one of the top-10 intersections for collisions in the south valleys. If you have been ticketed for violating the Nevada cell-phone while driving ban, in Henderson for running a red light or a DUI in [...]

LV Constables Illegally Issuing Las Vegas Tickets?

By | 2012-01-06T15:40:03-07:00 January 6th, 2012|Categories: Ask The Traffic Attorney, Cellphones and Visual distractions, Distraction on the Road: Texting, DUI, General Ticket Info, Henderson Legal News, Illegal Driving, Las Vegas Legal News, Local News, Online Legal Services, Road Rules, Technology and the LAW, Traffic Arrest Warrants|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Las Vegas, NV Questions have arisen about the behavior of a number of constables from Las Vegas Township. Clark County Commissioners questioned the constables when a video surfaced showing them cursing, making traffic stops and referring to themselves as police. Additional reports have stated the Las Vegas Constable’s Office gave bounties of $100 when employees ticketed Las Vegas residents driving vehicles with out-of-state plates and non-current Nevada automobile registrations. Many Las Vegas constables pulled over drivers for Las Vegas speeding and other Clark County traffic infractions under probable cause for determining the out-of-state registration infractions While the constables have been asked to stop pulling over drivers and giving bounties for traffic infractions, it is unclear as to how many of these practices have stopped. If you have been ticketed for speeding in Las Vegas, reckless driving in the South Valleys or driving while on a cell phone in the South Valleys, and want to fight or fix your ticket, contact us at 24hourticketpower.com today. 24hourticketpower.com enables our clients to fight or fix most traffic infractions online, without court visits. We provide online traffic school, as well, ensuring your Las Vegas traffic ticket is finalized as efficiently as possible. Log onto [...]

Nearly 100 Las Vegas DUI Arrests Over NYE

By | 2012-01-05T16:54:42-07:00 January 5th, 2012|Categories: Ask The Traffic Attorney, DUI, General Ticket Info, Henderson Legal News, Illegal Driving, Las Vegas Legal News, Local News, Road Rules, Technology and the LAW|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Las Vegas Metro police and the Nevada Highway Patrol in Las Vegas were extremely busy on New Year’s Weekend. Over the Friday to Sunday period around the holiday, 99 people were arrested for Las Vegas DUIs in the Las Vegas Area. Nevada DUIs can be extremely expensive – with first-time offenders out of pocket costs running over $1000 coupled with a 6-month loss of license. If you received a Las Vegas DUI, were ticketed for Clark County speeding or received a South Valley’s distracted driving over the holiday, contact 24hourticketpower.com today. Of the 99 people arrested for Las Vegas DUI over the New Year’s weekend, 77 were arrested by Nevada Highway Patrol. Of those 77 people, 54 were arrested on December 31st. The Las Vegas Metro Police arrested 54 individuals for a DUI in Las Vegas. If you were one of the 99 people arrested for a Las Vegas DUI over the New Year’s Eve weekend, contact 24hourticketpower.com today. We help Nevada and  out-of-state drivers fight and fix Nevada traffic infractions every day. For many Nevada traffic citations, 24hourticketpower.com can fight or fix your Nevada traffic ticket entirely online. We at 24hourticketpower.com are Nevada traffic law experts. Our system enables [...]

New NV Cell Phone Driving Ban Goes Into Effect

By | 2012-01-02T20:54:09-07:00 January 2nd, 2012|Categories: Ask The Traffic Attorney, Cellphones and Visual distractions, Distraction on the Road: Texting, DUI, General Ticket Info, Henderson Legal News, Illegal Driving, Las Vegas Legal News, Local News, Online Legal Services, Road Rules, Technology and the LAW|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With the coming of the New Year, Nevada’s new cell-phone law has come into effect and in our neighboring state of California, should you be pulled over without a driver’s license, the police are prohibited from impounding your automobile. These new laws show how traffic enforcement is changing across Nevada and the nation. If you have been ticketed in Las Vegas for speeding, in Clark County for a DUI or a South Valleys distracted driving. The new cellphone statute that became law on January first basically prevents Nevada drivers from speaking on a mobile phone without a headset. It increases penalties for texting while driving in Las Vegas. Should a Nevadan want to initiate a call with their mobile phone while driving he or she should have a the person’s phone number available for voice activated dialing. While it is not known if anyone in Las Vegas has been ticketed for the Nevada Cell phone ban, 24hourticketpower.com represents all traffic infractions. If you have gotten a DUI in Las Vegas, a reckless driving charge in Las Vegas or rolling through a stop sign in Henderson, contact us today. We at 24hourticketpower.com are staffed with a strong group of Nevada licensed [...]

NV Highway Construction Tickets Incurr Additional Penalties

By | 2011-12-31T16:46:56-07:00 December 31st, 2011|Categories: Ask The Traffic Attorney, Cellphones and Visual distractions, Distraction on the Road: Texting, DUI, General Ticket Info, Henderson Legal News, Las Vegas Legal News, Online Legal Services, Road Rules, Technology and the LAW, Traffic Arrest Warrants|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Nevada Department of Transportation recently completed a highway improvement project on Highway 93 between Boulder City and the Hoover Dam Bypass. As construction has continued, speed limits were reduced on the 4-lane highway from 45 miles per hour to 35 miles per hour. This was to primary ensure the safety of the multitude of workmen finishing the project. If you have received a Las Vegas speeding ticket, a Clark County DUI or even a ticket for not using a handsfree device while driving in Henderson, contact us today. While the highway looks complete, workmen are currently finishing up many cosmetic jobs. Lines are still being drawn on pavement, guardrails are being put up and this spring a final layer of asphalt will be poured. Nevada tickets in work zones are often doubled and can even incur double points. If you have a careless driving ticket for in Southern Nevada or a reckless driving citation in Las Vegas and wish to fight or fix your ticket entirely online, contact us today. 24hourticketpower.com enables people who have gotten Nevada driving citations to fight and fix their tickets, often completely online without court visits. We have a well versed team of Nevada [...]

Unpaid NV Traffic Citations Yield Arrest

By | 2011-12-30T16:02:18-07:00 December 30th, 2011|Categories: Ask The Traffic Attorney, DUI, General Ticket Info, Henderson Legal News, Illegal Driving, Las Vegas Legal News, Local News, Press Release, Road Rules, Technology and the LAW, Traffic Arrest Warrants|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Recently, the son of a Southern Nevada District Court judge was arrested and charged for unpaid Las Vegas traffic warrants. The man, Michael Mosely, was arrested during a routine traffic stop when officers found he had outstanding warrants for a  misdemeanor charge of reckless driving in Nevada, Nevada vehicle registration violations, unlawful acts of financial responsibility and three South Valleys parking violations. If you have outstanding warrants in Las Vegas for speeding, Clark County DUI or even rolling through a stop sign in Henderson, contact us today. Unpaid Nevada traffic fines can result in significantly increased costs once you are finally pulled over. Las Vegas police can impound your vehicle and detain you overnight for unpaid Nevada traffic violations. In Las Vegas, driving without proper driver’s license can result in significant fines, fees and court visits. 24hourticketpower.com can eliminate these Nevada traffic court appearances. 24hourticketpower.com is designed to enable Silver State drivers to fight and fix most traffic infractions online without court visits. Our staff of licensed Nevada traffic attorneys are able to assist in any Las Vegas driving infraction, including Las Vegas failure to use due care, Southern Nevada DUIs and Clark County speeding. We even offer convenient online [...]

2011 Nevada Traffic Fatalities Down, Clark County Pedestrian Deaths Rise

By | 2011-12-28T13:28:15-07:00 December 28th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

While Nevada traffic fatalities dramatically have fallen from their 2006 high, in 2011, pedestrian deaths across the South Valleys and the rest of the state rose. These were primarily Las Vegas and Washoe County pedestrian fatalities. The drop in fatalities was due to decreased Las Vegas DUI, a fall in speeding in Clark County and a drop across the South Valleys in riding without seatbelts. The Nevada traffic fatality counts this year were 231. In the Silver State’s record breaking 2006 totals were 431. 41 Nevada pedestrians were killed, with 28 were in Clark County. If you have been involved in a Las Vegas traffic fatality, contact us today. 24hourticketpower.com handles Las Vegas DUI, Clark County reckless driving and driving without a seatbelt in the South Valleys. Our firm, 24hourticketpower.com is nearly a completely online collection of Nevada licensed traffic attorneys. In most cases, our online system enables you to fight or fix your Las Vegas ticket online without court visits. We also offer online traffic school. Contact 24hourticketpower.com today.

Santa Comes to Vegas, Puts Drivers on the Naughty List

By | 2011-12-22T11:19:55-07:00 December 22nd, 2011|Categories: Ask The Traffic Attorney, DUI, General Ticket Info, Henderson Legal News, Illegal Driving, Las Vegas Legal News, Local News, Online Legal Services, Road Rules, Traffic Arrest Warrants, Traffic Tickets Espanol|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In an effort to promote pedestrian safety, Santa Claus came to Las Vegas and put many motorists on his naughty list. Dressed in a red snowsuit and in full beard, and undercover Las Vegas police officer repeatedly crossed the street. Motorists who did not stop were ticketed for Las Vegas failure to use due care. Should you have been ticketed for not stopping for a pedestrian in Clark County, speeding in Las Vegas or even texting while driving in Clark County, please contact us today. In recent months, Southern Nevada police departments have increased their focus on pedestrian safety. This is primarily due to the large amount of pedestrian deaths throughout Clark County and the state of Nevada in 2011. 24hourticketpower.com can fight or fix almost any South Valleys traffic citation online without court visits. We even offer online traffic school. 24hourticketpower.com is able to process traffic citations online because our cadre of Nevada licensed traffic attorneys have some of the best contacts in the state. We have successfully handled Las Vegas DUIs, Henderson speeding tickets and even North Las Vegas reckless driving citations.

Proper Attitude Can Result In NV Fix-It Ticket

By | 2011-12-18T19:32:40-07:00 December 18th, 2011|Categories: Ask The Traffic Attorney, Distraction on the Road: Texting, DUI, General Ticket Info, Illegal Driving, Las Vegas Legal News, Local News, Road Rules, Technology and the LAW, Traffic Arrest Warrants|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last week, this writer received a fix it ticket for driving with an expired vehicle registration. With the Nevada economy still puttering to recovery, more and more are driving with expired Nevada licenses, are cited for not having Las Vegas car insurance or have simply ignored the registration renewal of their Nevada vehicle. Las Vegas and Clark County police officers are human and understand the economic plight most of us are in. For non-life threatening infractions in Nevada, officers are apt to give first time offenders. When pulled over, to make this choice as easy as possible, never give an officer who pulled you over attitude. Have your license, registration and insurance info ready and available when they get to your car. If, however, you are cited and want to fight or fix your ticket, please contact us today. We specialize in all types of Nevada traffic infractions – Las Vegas DUIs, Clark County speeding and careless driving anywhere in the South Valleys. At 24hourticketpower, we can often fight or fix your ticket entirely online, without court appearances. Contact us today to talk about your Las Vegas moving violation.

NV Tickets to Out-Of-State Drivers Will Affect Your Record

By | 2011-12-12T13:15:07-07:00 December 12th, 2011|Categories: Ask The Traffic Attorney, DUI, General Ticket Info, Henderson Legal News, Illegal Driving, Las Vegas Legal News, Online Legal Services, Road Rules, Traffic Arrest Warrants|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Nevada resort association has released visitor numbers for the Silver State’s largest tourist attractions have increased again this month. Visitors are coming to Clark County and the South Valleys for more and more conventions and vacations. Automobile traffic into Clark County and the Las Vegas region declined, however. While this has resulted in a reduction of out-of-state Las Vegas traffic citations for people in their own vehicles, it is assumed that Clark County DUI and other Las Vegas traffic infractions in rental cars have risen proportionally. Every day in Las Vegas, tourists receive infractions for speeding, for running red lights in Clark County or even a DUI on the strip. In 1961, Nevada was the first state to enter the Driver License Interstate Compact which enables it and 44 other states to penalize drivers for similar infractions while out of state. Thus, should you get a Las Vegas DUI; those penalties will apply to your California license. If you get a speeding ticket in Clark County, points will be applied to your Utah traffic record. Should you be convicted of reckless driving in Southern Nevada, you could be at risk of losing your license to drive from another state. [...]

Are Nevada traffic tickets credible in light of recent scandals?

By | 2011-09-30T18:59:16-07:00 September 30th, 2011|Categories: General Ticket Info, Las Vegas Legal News, Online Legal Services, Traffic Arrest Warrants, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Anytime a Nevada driver pulls back onto the road with a freshly issued Las Vegas traffic ticket, it is easy for him or her to dismiss the violation as unfair or unjust. Usually, though, as the rush of the incident fades and more level heads prevail, the motorist realizes that he or she was rightly caught doing the wrong thing, whether it was a rolling stop or a duly earned Las Vegas speeding ticket. But in light of some recent scandals from across the country, a skeptical ticket recipient could make a credible argument against the validity of some Nevada traffic citations. Since the start of the recession some four years ago allegations have been brewing that state and local law enforcement agencies have been utilizing traffic ticket quotas to drive police officers to issue more citations than they otherwise would. Despite widespread denials of any such programs, journalists across the country have written exposés suggesting that local police agencies are in fact imposing quotas on their officers. Just days ago a police jurisdiction in the southeast admitted that it was, in fact, relying on traffic ticket quotas. When drivers know that the police officers who pull them over are [...]

Malicious email scam continues to spread: will it prey upon Nevada traffic ticket recipients?

By | 2011-08-24T22:26:38-07:00 August 24th, 2011|Categories: General Ticket Info, Las Vegas Legal News, Online Legal Services, Technology and the LAW, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

A few weeks ago we reported on an outbreak of mean-spirited emails that preyed upon drivers who mistakenly believed that they had to fix a traffic ticket. This story first broke in the Garden State, where dozens of drivers opened their inboxes and clicked on messages that purported to contain information about red light tickets and other traffic citations. And so began the cruel joke: the email looked semi-official and had an attachment that was ostensibly a photo image of the violation in real time. Click to download the picture...and a harsh computer virus begins destroying your computer. Now reports are surfacing that this same plot is unfolding across the water in the Empire State and that dozens of drivers have fallen prey to the same cruelty. As this scheme spreads westward, might it reach Nevada as well? The proliferation of data mining and the en masse sale of our personal information has created an environment ripe for these kinds of pranks, but the insidious nature of the Internet could create an even more harmful trends. Consider the devastation that could unfold if a driver opened a fraudulent email and saw a prompt to surrender credit card information to pay [...]