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Chicago punishes city workers who closed street during NBA, NHL games for free parking

Sometimes finding parking around the United Center in Chicago can be a real hassle. Apparently so much so that city employees were blocking off a local street on game days in order to free up parking for their friends and family members.

The City of Chicago recently punished 13 employees “for their role in a scheme that blocked off a street near the United Center so their friends and relatives could park Cheap Jerseys Pay With Paypal for free during Bulls and Blackhawks games,” according to inspector general Joseph Ferguson (via DNAInfo).

The plot was discovered by city inspectors who staked out NHL and NBA games, including nine Blackhawks postseason contests, at the arena from April 2015 to February 2016. They witnessed Office of Emergency Management employees “allowing 62 cars to park for free on the west side of Wood Street between Madison Street and Warren Boulevard.”

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