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Uber Driver Charged With Assault Has Criminal Past

Posted on January 7, 2014

An Uber driver in San Francisco had been accused of verbally and physically assaulting a passenger has a criminal record, including felony and misdemeanor charges, and at least one felony conviction involving prison time, the website Pando.com reports. How, or why, Uber missed — or ignored — this criminal history is unclear.

Passenger James Alva claims the driver called him a “dirty Mexican faggot” during a ride Nov. 23 and then struck him several times when Alva tried to take a photo of him and his license plate to send to Uber.

Pando.com article here

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