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Car towed and held as ransom

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    Posted: 11/July/2017 at 19:23
Long story short I was parked in a La Porchetta restaurant from 9am in the morning.

They had displayed signs stating if you park here un-authorised your car will be towed and towing costs may apply.

At about 230pm they towed my car away.

I called the tow company and was told its $440 to get the car back.

I needed the car to pick up my 11 month old baby so I paid the $440 which I cant afford.

Now I understand they can tow my car but cant hold it for ransom. Can any confirm that?

cheers

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