City workers in Germany have seized a family homepunk and sold the eBay animal to cover the debts of their owners, including unpaid dog tax.
An e-mail that the seizure of the "precious pet" was "legally permissible" due to open claims from the treasury office in the city. ] "Receiving the proceeds from the sale through a private eBay account is a very dubious decision by the enforcement officer," Merschhaus said in an e-mail translated from German. He added that the city conducted an internal investigation. "It can not be ruled out that, in some cases, a staff member may sometimes make a wrong judgment," he said. stay for a few days at the family home in the Münster area until a new owner is found. suffering from "massive eye damage," which requires several operations in excess of $ 2,000, the German newspaper Agnelne Tageblatt reports. The new owner, a policeman, is now asking for a refund from the city for the procedures, as well as a purchase price of $ 850 for a pug. a woman named Eda, she is skeptical about the low cost, believing that comparable animals can bring more than $ 2,000. paid, so she took her home. She told the newspaper that she had learned a week later that the dog was not feeling well. Eda's old owner told the newspaper that while she acknowledged the lawfulness of seizure, "how it's over, it's not absolutely okay."
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"Owners who pay their tax for dogs properly should not be afraid of forced execution," he said. "Only if multiple payment requests have been disregarded or no installment agreements have been met," steps have been taken. "This is a very long way to seizure."