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  1. In 2013 a comedian baked a cookie that looked like an iPhone and drove around trying to get pulled over by police. The cops were shocked when he 'ate' his phone - but later charged him over unpaid parking tickets

  2. A soldier's home was foreclosed on by his HOA over unpaid dues totalling $800. While he was in Iraq.

  3. A 38 year old woman named Joyce Vincent died in her London flat watching TV, and her body lay undisturbed until almost 3 years later when city officials came to repossess the apartment due to unpaid rent.

  4. The Native American "Shame Pole", a totem pole erected to embarrass people for not payment of debts or ridicule misdeeds. In 2007 one such pole was erected in Alaska depicting the CEO of Exxon to highlight an unpaid debt of $5m owed from the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

  5. When the space station Skylab fell to Earth in 1979, it landed in Esperance, Western Australia. The Shire of Esperance fined NASA $400 for littering, which went unpaid for 30 years until a radio host raised the money and paid it on behalf of NASA.

  6. In 2013, California shut down an elder care facility but didn't relocate the residents before the owners stopped operations. The janitor and cook stayed behind, unpaid, to give around-the-clock care to 16 patients for two days.

  7. Police in west Germany located a man who had a warrant for unpaid fines. They confronted him just as his slot machine struck a jackpot, and he avoided jail time by paying his fine on the spot.

  8. Pieces of Skylab were scattered around a part of Western Australia after its reentry into Earth. As a joke, the local government then fined NASA $400 for littering. It went unpaid for 30 years until a Californian DJ raised funds to pay the fine.

  9. Unpaid internships are illegal if the intern "displaces regular employees" or the employer "derives immediate advantage from the intern".

  10. Unpaid internships at for-profit businesses are illegal in the United States when they're for the benefit of the employer and displace regular employees.

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North Korea is only the second least free country in the world - it's beaten by Eritrea, where forced, indefinite and practically unpaid "national service" has been compared to modern slavery.

Philadelphia's mayors were initially unpaid, and often strongly objected to being selected - sometimes opting to pay a large fine rather than serve.

NASA was fined $400 by Australia in 1979 for littering when pieces of Skylab crashed into the Australian outback. No one was injured. The fine was unpaid until Californian radio DJ raised funds from his listeners and paid NASA’s fine 20 years later in 1999.

A Broward County, Florida man has had 16 accidents, received 25 warning slips, and served 30 days unpaid suspension since 1994 due to bad driving. He is a Mass Transit bus driver for the county and, although his disciplinary troubles began only 8 days after he was hired, he is still employed.

A man whose car bore a license plate reading 'NO PLATE' received notices for thousands of unpaid parking tickets.

As of 2016 the City of New York is owed $16 Million in parking tickets unpaid by diplomats

A Russian nuclear submarine had its electricity cut by the electricity company at a naval base due to unpaid bills. The submarine's cooling system stopped working and the reactor came close to meltdown

The US owes over £11 million to London in unpaid parking tickets and congestion charges.

In 1955, Quaker Oats bought 19 acres of land in the Yukon, divided it into 21 million one-square-inch parcels, and sold the deeds as a promotional. Ten years later, all of it was repossessed by Canada due to $37.20 in unpaid back taxes.

North Korea's diplomatic mission to the UN has 1,300 unpaid NYC parking tickets going back to the 1990s, owing more than $156,000.

Some countries, such as Japan, have laws that mandate a woman be allowed to take time off (often unpaid) during their period.

For 30 years wealthy families in Baltimore took young women from a mental hospital and used them as unpaid servants. Some died. Many were abandoned.

In 1824, John Dickens was imprisoned for his unpaid debt of £40 (£4,520 today) owed to a baker. To help pay off the debt, his 12-year old son Charles worked 10 hours a day, 6 days a week in a boot-blacking factory, gluing labels onto cans for 6 shillings/week (£12.50 today).

At one time Quentin Tarantino was so short of cash he did time in jail for unpaid tickets. He is now reportedly worth more than $90 million.

Police in west Germany located a man who had a warrant for unpaid fines. They confronted him just as his slot machine struck a jackpot, and he avoided jail time by paying his fine on the spot.

There is a company called Crowds on Demand that stocks method actors for occasions which included fake fans, paparazzi, security guards, unpaid protesters and professional paid protesters.

NASA was fined $400 for littering when SkyLab re-entered and pieces landed in Australia. It remained unpaid for 30 years.

The remote Pitcairn Islands (pop. 56) tried to get immigrants. They can’t take local jobs, no benefits, must build their own house, and do unpaid work (cleaning public toilets & paving), restrictions on bringing children, and settlement status after 2 years is not guaranteed. No one applied.

After graduation from law school Franz worked in an unpaid position for a year, which was customary. He worked as a law clerk in an apprenticeship-type position.

In January the Department of Labor adopted a new test for unpaid internships to require that the employer get “no immediate advantage” from the activities of the intern

Dave Foley can't return to Canada without facing imprisonment due to unpaid child support.

Interns at the United Nations are unpaid. All costs related to travel, insurance, accommodation, and living expenses must be borne by either the interns or their sponsoring institution

The first Labor Day parade in the United States was held on September 5th, 1882, with approximately 10,000 NY workers participating. The participants were on unpaid leave.

Mark Wells Olympic hockey player in 1980 sold his gold metal due to unpaid medical bills for $40,000. After a the private collector bought it he sold the metal for $310,700. Mark told a interview "It killed me to sell the medal. But my life was crumbling. I was going to lose my home"...

Federal regulations prohibit Life Flight providers from billing Medi care/caid patients the unpaid balance, so they make up for that loss by higher prices, sometimes in excess of $50,000 and aggressively pursuing personal assets for patients that are not on those government coverage.