A Finnish millionaire has been fined 54,024 euros ($76,100) for speeding, according to reports.
Reima Kuisla copped the fine as a result of being caught doing 14 miles per hour (22km/h) over the posted speed limit – in this case, 64 miles per hour in a 50 zone (103km/h in an 80km/h area).
Finland doesn’t hit all motorists with such exorbitant fines – it takes the income of the driver into account when calculating the fine. Kuisla reportedly earned 6.5 million euros ($12.7m) in 2014, hence why his fine was so high.
Kuisla apparently posted the above image and hit out at Finnish authorities on his Facebook page: “Finland is impossible to live in for certain kinds of people who have high incomes and wealth. I’m considering leaving the country.”
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