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GREENSBORO, NC-- How much cash do you have on you right now? Most of us don't have enough change to get a snack out of the the vending machine because we use our debit card for everything. The one place that didn't take plastic up until last month-- the courthouse!

As of May 20th North Carolina residents can pay their fines and related court costs with credit or debit cards.

The NC Administrative Office of the Courts released these numbers last week. More than 24,000 credit card payments for fines were made statewide adding up to more than $4 million.

2WTK wanted a few more numbers, like which counties are taking the most advantage of charging their court fines. Number one on the list, not a big surprise, Mecklenburg with over 5,600 transactions. Wake County is next with 2,500 swipes and third, Forsyth with just over 2,300 fines or court related costs have been charged to plastic.

Sounds like a good number of people are using the service. But when you look at all 100 counties, about half of them-- 49 counties-- had less than 100 fines paid for with plastic.

TRANSACTIONS BY COUNTY FOLLOWED BY STATEWIDE TOTAL

County

Receipts

Receipt Amount

Alamance

534

$83,263.94

Alexander

47

$7,491.47

Alleghany

60

$7,893.98

Anson

86

$17,957.00

Ashe

61

$10,214.00

Avery

37

$7,132.00

Beaufort

224

$42,071.63

Bertie

17

$2,576.00

Bladen

119

$18,514.91

Brunswick

366

$77,035.56

Buncombe

435

$82,046.75

Burke

176

$35,138.43

Cabarrus

853

$167,834.67

Caldwell

140

$19,910.75

Camden

54

$12,279.44

Carteret

307

$49,639.16

Caswell

34

$6,503.75

Catawba

363

$66,944.25

Chatham

92

$17,954.00

Cherokee

24

$5,177.00

Chowan

23

$2,891.75

Clay

13

$1,999.00

Cleveland

286

$50,175.57

Columbus

131

$21,334.54

Craven

310

$51,160.77

Cumberland

1302

$193,707.20

Currituck

174

$38,543.33

Dare

291

$70,831.89

Davidson

598

$77,272.54

Davie

170

$36,826.86

Duplin

93

$14,795.62

Durham

1516

$229,737.57

Edgecombe

45

$7,161.00

Forsyth

2309

$518,005.53

Franklin

101

$16,352.24

Gaston

126

$21,867.75

Gates

23

$3,591.25

Graham

2

$440.00

Granville

49

$7,928.95

Greene

20

$3,634.50

Guilford

1470

$233,588.72

Halifax

208

$39,477.63

Harnett

363

$54,892.33

Haywood

236

$35,634.50

Henderson

381

$66,377.21

Hertford

30

$5,211.34

Hoke

93

$14,079.50

Hyde

3

$360.50

Iredell

425

$79,660.88

Jackson

188

$32,694.69

Johnston

168

$26,745.54

Jones

30

$7,003.00

Lee

188

$24,823.96

Lenoir

78

$14,211.75

Lincoln

194

$30,100.12

Macon

22

$4,058.80

Madison

65

$16,623.25

Martin

28

$4,548.25

McDowell

114

$20,374.54

Mecklenburg

5632

$702,850.80

Mitchell

28

$4,115.00

Montgomery

19

$4,005.00

Moore

57

$8,366.23

Nash

236

$34,971.69

New Hanover

1447

$275,131.16

Northampton

14

$2,028.00

Onslow

332

$57,197.27

Orange

140

$30,727.25

Pamlico

15

$1,838.00

Pasquotank

107

$21,693.49

Pender

65

$16,065.75

Perquimans

73

$14,694.00

Person

279

$34,008.61

Pitt

287

$38,029.00

Polk

8

$1,300.00

Randolph

47

$9,958.00

Richmond

104

$12,509.61

Robeson

201

$27,803.50

Rockingham

219

$43,122.14

Rowan

682

$126,493.67

Rutherford

43

$8,283.35

Sampson

60

$12,047.00

Scotland

48

$7,442.00

Stanly

173

$25,976.78

Stokes

9

$1,999.00

Surry

41

$6,632.00

Swain

31

$8,225.00

Transylvania

73

$12,040.75

Tyrrell

10

$2,409.00

Union

1209

$214,803.80

Vance

57

$8,491.50

Wake

2512

$440,616.89

Warren

17

$2,378.00

Washington

32

$5,646.48

Watauga

292

$62,870.00

Wayne

286

$49,503.71

Wilkes

101

$18,155.75

Wilson

114

$17,386.36

Yadkin

75

$16,668.91

Yancey

8

$1,771.00

State Wide

31078

$5,206,558.51

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