Police Sting Catches Handicapped Placard Abusers Outside Upscale East Bank Club
Local celebrities, politicians, wealthy people all work out at the East Bank Club.
President Obama is a member there and so is Oprah.
The East Bank Club is perhaps Chicago’s most prestigious athletic club.
Its a pretty expensive membership, so it’s pretty surprising that some drivers were caught illegally hanging handicapped placards from their rearview mirror before entering the East Bank Club just to avoid feeding the meter.
Illinois Secretary of State Police along with Fox Chicago News cameras were on hand catch the placard abusers red handed.
Two of the drivers came clean on camera and one said she did it because she was angry about Chicago’s higher parking meter rates.
Here’s Fox Chicago News full story, “East Bank Club Patrons Nabbed for Using Disabled Placards to Park for Free.”