9. OFF THE POST: Heads roll after Kaiser cover-up
Back in June of 2005, a Franz Beckenbauer was caught by a speed camera
driving 45 mph in a 20 mph zone.
But three officials in the traffic police department decided the man who won
World Cups for Germany as a captain and coach should get a break. So they
claimed the car was an unmarked auto used by traffic police.
But another official recognized Beckenbauer and as a result the two policeman
and a senior inspector were fired from their jobs.
Beckenbauer, who would have been fined and had his license suspended for a month
got, off scot-free. The statute of limitations had expired by the time the ruse
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