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Tow company still overcharging motorists

By Rob Perez

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 28, 2013

~~<p>The company that oversees all police-initiated automobile tows for the city is continuing to overcharge motorists even though the city says it is closely monitoring the contract because of previous problems with overcharging, according to testimony at a hearing Wednesday and towing invoices reviewed by the Star-Advertiser.</p>
<p>Leeward Auto Wreckers, which already was fined for overcharging customers in November and December, appears to be charging some motorists excessive fees, but in ways generally different from the first two months of the city contract, according to more than a dozen invoices from January and February examined by the newspaper.</p>
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The company that oversees all police-initiated automobile tows for the city is continuing to overcharge motorists even though the city says it is closely monitoring the contract because of previous problems with overcharging, according to testimony at a hearing Wednesday and towing invoices reviewed by the Star-Advertiser.

Leeward Auto Wreckers, which already was fined for overcharging customers in November and December, appears to be charging some motorists excessive fees, but in ways generally different from the first two months of the city contract, according to more than a dozen invoices from January and February examined by the newspaper. Login for more...



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