Hong Kong: Taxi drivers arrested for overcharging tourists

Posted on July 31, 2013 • Filed under: China, Tourist Scam, Tourist Warning

Thestandard.com.hk reports that police have hit a racket that saw taxi drivers ripping off tourists leaving Tsim Sha Tsui for the airport. Three taxi drivers have been arrested during an undercover operation for “grossly overcharging” passengers, said Chief Inspector Yu Hoi-kwan. There also appeared to have been tampering with meters in the taxis that the three were driving. Read article

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