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Posted on March 18, 2016

Seattle Passenger Alleges Uber Driver Tried To Rape Her: King County prosecutors say SeaTac resident Dereje Y. Kebede sexually assaulted a 22-year-old woman after picking her up in Seattle in March 2015. An arrest warrant is outstanding for Kebede, 40.

Kebede is alleged to have picked up the woman outside a Seattle club and taken her to a Tukwila motel room. Investigators claim he tried to rape the woman, who was extremely intoxicated and had been kicked out of a Capitol Hill nightclub.

Komo News article here

North Carolina Teen Allegedly Received Suggestive Texts From Uber Driver: A Charlotte teen and his mother are demanding answers from Uber after they said one particular driver has been harassing the 17-year-old.

He said he booked a ride with Uber back in September to get from home to work. Since that ride, Isaiah says the Uber driver who picked him up has been has made unwelcomed advances.

“I’m driving back from Rock Hill and can bring you a $100. Let me start taking care of you,” Isaiah said one of the text messages he received read.

WNCN article here

Related Topics: Harassment, North Carolina operators, Rape, Seattle operators, Sexual Assault, text messaging, TNC travesty, TNCs

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