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What will happen if I do not pay the penalty of ATAF bus in Florence

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What will happen if I do not pay the ATAF Florence bus fine?

Today I boarded the bus. I did not validate my bus ticket because I was not sure if an inspector will show up. When suddenly an inspector boarded the bus, I went to validate my ticket right away and he saw me saying that I validated my ticket too late saying that I had the intention of saving it for later, so he gave me a penalty ticket (55 Eu) and wanted a document (no document=police station). So I showed a photocopy of my passport and he wrote my name, birthdate and passport numbers. But I gave a bogus address here in Florence.

The thing is, I am leaving the country in a week for good, and I was wondering if I could get away with it? My concern is that if I don't pay the fine, they might put my name in the European Union Database or something, so that the next time I ever enter the EU (and doesn't matter which country), or Italy, I might be asked at the airport to pay a fine because I owe the country of Italy or something, or get whisked away by the police!!! I am also afraid that they might find my address in my home country, and mail a threatening letter... Oh what should I do???

I wonder if ATAF even puts the names of people in the government database or something. I wonder if Italian computer systems are integrated that way. It is 2011 and they may be more modern now... Some ppl say that usually non-residents should not bother paying the fine because they never bother chasing ppl outside the country. But I really don't know. I am just worried. Oh what Irony! After living here in Florence for almost 4 years as a student.. this has to happen before I actually leave for good! But I do have intentions of coming back for sure. I am just worried..

Does anybody have an experience like this? Did anybody encounter problems at airports during border control? HELP!

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