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Cops are posing as Uber drivers in undercover vehicles

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charleskeyv
140 Rider
 Posted 2 years, 6 months ago

This article talks about cop cars being disguised as Uber vehicles complete with an Uber sticker. Have you ever seen this?

http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/miami-police-posed-as-fake-uber-driver-10231805

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    lilly
    1024 Rider Guru
     2 years ago

    How do we know that the cops aren't actually Uber drivers in their off hours?! lol

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      bett
      34 Rider
       2 years ago

      or on their "on" hours...

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    EjiEzeEze
    323 Rider Driver
     2 years ago

    This is so shady.  This isn't a sting. It's some cop making a few bucks on the side. They got caught by the media with their hand in the cookie jar  

    I mean, look at this.

    "The department hasn't responded to multiple email messages from New Times about the undercover Uber. A spokesperson for Uber declined to comment but confirmed the company had no knowledge of this incident."

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      JonJStevenson
      99
       2 years ago

      I smell a conspiracy. Some police department cover up. I get it that some days suck and are boring, but do your job. 

      I mean, I know it's tempting. I know it looks like you can do both, but this is wrong and you know it. 

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    Chelly
    78
     2 years ago

    I had an Uber driver that was a cop before! He was driving his personal vehicle so it was a little more normal but he was telling me all about his day job as a cop. I was slightly intimidated TBH...

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    BrendonYeagerDawson
     1 year ago

    No, idea why but both my ride to and from the casino to my place was hosted by claimed "off duty" police. Both rides, the drivers were very friendly, I admit, but without them having reason and wearing badges. I definitely believe that uber and lyft are both being used by police and the threat is real be careful, respect the drivers as you could be in for a surprise. 

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    Bigfrank
    440 Driver Driver Rider
     2 years ago

    Since they are getting paid by the hour it would be a relief if they drove all the tightwads 

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    StuffinMuffin
    843 Driver Rider
     2 years ago

    Funny. I totally foresaw this happening in my post from 2 months ago. pic and all.

    https://ride.guru/lounge/p/if-my-vehicle-is-wrapped-in-an-advertisement-can-i-still-use-this-car-for-uber-x#!#comment-1320