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Parking in a strip mall to run into a few stores? Read the signs carefully, or you may not find your car where you left it when you return. Towing companies are aggressively enforcing private property parking rules, at times using tactics Montgomery County has labeled “predatory.” The county is proposing tougher rules, but towing companies point out that property owners rely on them to keep people from hogging spaces in small parking lots. We explore the issues at play and what happens when tempers flare.
- Eric Friedman Director, Office of Consumer Protection, Montgomery County
- Fred Scheler Owner, Henry's Wrecker Service and Windsor Towing Service
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