Swiss Man Got a CHF 200 Fine for Throwing Cardboard Package Into a Wrong Container

A 75-year-old resident of La Chaux-de-Fonds (Neuchâtel) was fined for CHF 200 for throwing cardboard package into a paper waste container. Apparently there was his home address printed on the box so a case of violation was detected.

Due to the pensioner was unable to cover CHF 200 and the Justice Department of the canton of Neuchâtel raised the amount to CHF 260.

I do not know how to pay it. This is too much. The fine was even higher than the ones that usually prescribed for drivers who do not miss pedestrians at a crossing. But I did not put life in danger and did not throw garbage in the forest “,  the man said.

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