Michigan looks to end recycling refund scam
Some try cashing in on cans
- Duration 2:34
- Date Feb 24, 2013
Some try cashing in on cans
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Let's talk about what's going on in Michigan because they are facing a bit of a bottle crisis there -- -- -- That people are pulling off perpetrating on the good people of Michigan as they go across state lines.
With gallons and gallons of those recyclable bottles because.
-- out of staters coming in there to get that ten cents because you -- Michigan they pay more kind of reminds us of a sign filled episode.
Where Newman in Cramer tried to pull off this same scam was.
An MRI friends and Michigan.
Michigan you get ten cents ten cents down.
Where did you get five cents here and ten -- there you -- round -- bottles here and -- about the management doesn't work.
It doesn't work -- up almost got -- -- overload gambit to argue blow your margins on gasoline.
And work and not something that Michigan deposit -- -- not come off that.
Oh yeah every which way could crunch the numbers.
Drove me crazy.
So art is imitating life imitating art because in Michigan they have this problem as Clinton said.
Where they have lost thirteen million dollars as a result of people coming from Ohio from Wisconsin.
Bringing in these truckloads of bottles -- they -- the ten cents back.
Now we got a lot of Michigan folks writing us this morning -- -- we've got a lot of Michigan folks -- the problem.
Is it the program it's that we get 10% we get a 10% deposit so when you buy a bottle of soda -- you buy a glass bottle.
You making -- -- and ten cent deposit now so people coming from out of state they haven't made that deposit -- where the states losing money because out of staters that never made the deposit the first pump belt.
Look I sympathize admission I'm married to go from Michigan -- -- Michigan not attacking Michigan anyway but Michigan people it's time to admit this is a very silly law.
Your state has attached a price to bottles and cans that isn't real.
The government can't create prices they're not worth ten -- That's why you're getting taken advantage of so it's time to repeal this ridiculous -- doesn't help your environment is bankrupting your -- and why don't -- you don't approve people going to jail for us.
Did jail for that is they had -- it up but they passed a dumb law I don't think they passed -- from malicious reasons I thought it would help they felt good about themselves and they did.
-- -- -- And they should just repeal it.
93 days in jail if that's this -- -- your wife like Cramer ever try to pull off this -- we do it every summer we we fly to Detroit with duffel bags full across Mountain Dew cans that's how we finance the vacation but really just -- by the way this case.
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