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Border Crossings -Whip-Lash

 

 

 

Six 3 x 4 ft photographic prints

 

 

 

 

 

“Los Angeles freeways are the sites for staging accidents to collect insurance money.  Ringleaders and their recruits take to the freeways in search of giant trucks, pull in front of them and slam on the brakes to cause rear-end  collisions that they hope will net thousands of dollars in insurance payments. ….Desperately poor Latino immigrants are recruited  to ride in the crash cars for as little as $100 each…”

 

 

 

LA Times  1995