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Petelos: Second employee fired in car tag line scandal

A still image allegedly shows a county employee taking cash in exchange for moving a taxpayer to the front of the tag line. Source: WBRC video A still image allegedly shows a county employee taking cash in exchange for moving a taxpayer to the front of the tag line. Source: WBRC video
JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

There are new developments in the story involving a Jefferson County employee caught on video appearing to take money for faster service in the car tag line.

Jefferson County officials confirm that a second employee has been fired as a result of the investigation into the matter.

"That employee has been terminated. We have terminated two employees and we still have an ongoing internal investigation," county manager Tony Petelos said.

Criminal charges are expected to be filed in this case. Officials have not commented on whether more employees are involved and the investigation continues.

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