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Posted on April 15, 2016

Police Arrest Man Posing As Uber Driver Who Tried to Kidnap and Sexually Assault Woman: Los Angeles police have arrested a man they say posed as an Uber driver and lured a woman waiting for a ride into his car, where he choked her unconscious several times and sexually assaulted her as police tried to rescue her.

On April 11, Police Chief Charlie Beck said 39-year-old Dartanyun Smith was arrested over the weekend for kidnapping and rape after he was tied to the “horrific” crime through DNA evidence, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The Washington Post article here

Uber Subpoenaed For Customer and Driver Data By Law Enforcement: The TNC processed 415 data requests on its riders and drivers from US law enforcement agencies in the last six months of 2015, according to the ride-hail company's first-ever transparency report released Tuesday. Most, if not all, of those requests pertained to criminal investigations, such as cases of fraud, theft, or assault. Uber received 309 requests for rider information and 205 for drivers. The company says it "fully complied" with almost 32 percent of those requests, "partially complied" with over 52 percent, and either came up with no information or the request was withdrawn by law enforcement with 15 percent.

The Verge article here

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