Brekford Corp.

Baltimore bought speed cameras for $2.2 million. Then it sold them back for $32,000.

Baltimore bought speed cameras for $2.2 million. Then it sold them back for $32,000.

In 2013, Baltimore officials paid $2.2 million to purchase a fleet of speed cameras from Brekford Corp., which was then the city’s traffic camera vendor.

In October — after the speed camera system had been shut down amid accuracy concerns — city officials decided to sell many of the cameras back to Brekford.

For $32,000.

The large loss on the speed cameras came after the city solicited bids for the sale of “surplus” traffic camera equipment in September, records show.

Brekford Corp. submitted the winning bid, according to the...

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