May 26

Oops! FBI agent seizes Ferrari for ‘investigation’, takes it for a test spin.. and smashes it (then refuses to pay $750k damages) (Daily Mail, 26th May, 2011):

When the FBI managed to track down a stolen top-of-the-range Ferrari in 2008, its owner was understandably delighted.

But relief turned to red rage after one of the officers looking after the vehicle before its return took it out for a spin in Kentucky, lost control and smashed it into a hedge.

Now the owner is suing the U.S. Justice Department, driven to court after it refused to pay the $750,000 in damages to the wrecked sports car.

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