Ex-Uber Driver Charged In Hit And Run, Extortion Caper

Posted on January 29, 2016

A former Uber driver pleaded not guilty Thursday to trying to extort money from a passenger in order to get her phone back, then nearly running her over when he fled the scene in West Hollywood last year, prosecutors said.

Los Angeles Times article here

LA Weekly article here

Related Topics: criminal incidents, driver behavior, Los Angeles operators, passenger safety, TNCs, Uber

Comments ( 3 )
  • Vinny gambino

     | about 3 years ago

    Hey Anthony you know me???? Who the hell would hire these aholes any way ??? I have my boys take me where I want to go,I don't need your crappy uber or other shit service from you cry baby wanna bees

  • See all comments
More Stories

Among The Leaders At The LCT Summit

<p>AUG. LCT: The top operators in the luxury transportation industry who attended this year&rsquo;s exclusive annual executive conference offer some best practices that can work in your operation.</p>

Johnny McBride, owner of Lux Rides

Arizona Operator Goes From Gig To Good

<p>eNews Exclusive: Johnny McBride would have never been exposed to the idea of a luxury transportation company if he hadn&rsquo;t gotten his start as a part-time driver.&nbsp;</p>


ELDs: Do You Really Need Them?

<p>AUG. LCT: After April 1, 2018, drivers found out of compliance with electronic logging devices could be ordered out of service. Is your service at risk?</p>