A man arrived at a municipal court this week and attempted to pay a $137 traffic violation ticket with 137 origami pigs fashioned with dollar bills and boxed in two Dunkin Donut trays.
A city clerk refused to accept his creative payment method however, and forced him to unfold each every one of his painstakingly made creations.
The unidentified man, who goes by the name of Bacon Mouse on YouTube, posted a recording of the exchange and explained his motives in a description of the video.
‘I got this ticket in a town where the cops (and absurd redlight cameras) are pretty much a money trap and that’s it,’ he wrote. ‘I decided to pay in an appropriate manner…’