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Police nab rogue cabbie after seeing online video

2018-02-12 08:00     Comment:0

The police arrested a female taxi driver on Friday for attempting to overcharge a passenger from the mainland after seeing a video clip taken by the male passenger capturing the incident.

The Public Security Police (PSP) said in a statement on Friday that its officers caught the driver at 3:50 p.m. on Friday outside the Venetian in Avenida Cidade Nova.

According to a report by local Chinese-language daily Macao Daily News, which posted the video clip on its Facebook page after the passenger provided the newspaper with the film, the male passenger and his friend got into a taxi at the Barrier Gate border checkpoint. He asked the driver to take them to Macau Fisherman’s Wharf.


A Public Security Police (PSP) officer talks to the rogue female taxi driver outside the Venetian in Cotai on Friday. Photo: PSP

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