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You should be a little suspicious - I do not know of any warrants that are issued for traffic citations - unless it is a hit and run or something criminal attached. I suggest, that you contact your local sheriff and ask them to check and see if there is a warrant. It would be on a national database. If there is no warrant, then I would have the sheriff do an investigation as to where this postcard originated.
If it is legitimate, then I would call the court and ask them to fax or mail you a copy of the citation because you have no recollection of such a citation and you have a right to see it before you send payment - if you get the citation, then you could try to negoiate some type of settlement on the balance due.
In my opinion, this sounds as if it could be a scam and I suggest you proceed with caution.
Best to you and your husband,
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