Did I break the law in Switzerland, or am I getting scammed by Hertz?

Six months after renting a car from the Hertz location at Zurich International Airport, I received a mysterious $49 bill on my credit card.

The bill is apparently for the cost of Hertz providing my name and address to authorities for a traffic violation:

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That email with my name & address must’ve taken quite some time to write if it costs $49, but I’m not really surprised by that.

Here is where it gets weird. Continue reading