Federal prosecutors in Ohio and Illinois have come to an agreement with the red light camera company Redflex. Earlier this year, the former chief executive of the embattled Australian company pleaded guilty to corruption charges in those states.
The "non-prosecution agreement" establishes a deal whereby the Department of Justice won’t prosecute Redflex in exchange for restitution and damages. Redflex will pay Chicago an amount to be determined and will also hand over $100,000 in restitution to the City of Columbus. The government praised Redflex, citing "extensive and thorough cooperation over recent years."
The DOJ statement, which was published Tuesday by the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois, continues: