A Dallas Morning News blog reported online Sunday that drivers told their reporters that they'd paid $10 to park in the various lots near the fairgrounds.
"They were flagging us in, it looked legit," Rachael Escamilla told the newspaper.
Tara Fults told the newspaper when she and her friends returned to where they'd parked, they notice a "no parking" sign nailed to a tree.
"We would have seen it and everyone else would have seen it," she said.
The drivers lined up outside Lone Star Auto Services to pay nearly $200 to get their cars out of the impound lot. A Lone Star employee who would not give his name said no one was available to comment on Sunday.
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