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#1 2013-06-27 03:39:22

willrocks
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Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

SAN DIEGO - The case against a North Park man who wrote anti-big bank messages on city sidewalks with chalk will go to trial, a judge decided Tuesday.

Jeff Olson is charged with 13 counts of vandalism and is facing 13 years in jail, as well as $13,000 in restitution fees.
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According to Olson, one of the banks -- Bank of America -- said it cost them $6,000 to clean up the chalk writing.

http://www.10news.com/news/jeff-olson-m … nes-062513

Last edited by willrocks (2013-06-27 03:47:04)


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#2 2013-06-27 03:51:24

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

Fascists rarely surprise.

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#3 2013-06-27 04:34:16

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

According to Olson, one of the banks -- Bank of America -- said it cost them $6,000 to clean up the chalk writing.


Maybe they shouldn't have hired Steven Seagal hmm


I'd have done it for $600 and a 6 pack


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#4 2013-06-27 04:43:08

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

Steven Seagal works for pop tarts, not money

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#5 2013-06-27 04:52:38

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

Caput Lupinum wrote:

Steven Seagal works for pop tarts, not money




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#6 2013-06-27 04:58:06

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

The words of Ford Fairlane come to mind...'[email protected] believable! '


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#7 2013-06-27 05:08:39

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

Wow... he did it in chalk ffs. What a joke.

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#8 2013-06-27 05:42:40

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

Nugget wrote:

I'd have done it for $600 and a 6 pack

Does the cleanup involve drinking the 6 pack first?


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#9 2013-06-27 06:29:50

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

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#10 2013-06-27 08:14:49

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

meanwhile has anyone seen the BOQ latest advertising? i walked passed a branch and did a double take.  looks like stencil graffiti. some rabble about loving your bank.


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#11 2013-06-27 08:27:14

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

Wow, is there any stronger message than to move to a credit union when a bank spends 6000 to clean up chalk!

I hope the credit unions subtly come to the aid!

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#12 2013-06-27 10:22:49

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

They could have waited for it to rain!?! More like they took a $6,000 lunch and had to find somewhere to hide the cost.


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#13 2017-01-10 17:52:36

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine


At least these annoying spam posts are reviving some interesting old threads!


The law's duty is to protect the innocent, not to make them prove their innocence.

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#14 2017-01-10 17:57:13

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

JulieW wrote:

Fascists rarely surprise.

Says a lot about their opinion on free speech.


The law's duty is to protect the innocent, not to make them prove their innocence.

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#15 2017-01-10 18:04:53

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

SpacePete wrote:

At least these annoying spam posts are reviving some interesting old threads!

If they went thru and randomly bumped old threads every night it wouldn't be so bad.
It would almost be like doing a service.

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#16 2017-01-10 18:17:44

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Re: Anti-bank messages (in chalk) = 13 years jail + $13,000 fine

Elemental wrote:

They could have waited for it to rain!?! More like they took a $6,000 lunch and had to find somewhere to hide the cost.


More likely $6000 is what the bank got billed by the local council or local authority, after it was cleaned up.


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