46 more taxi drivers arrested for taxi meters fraud

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Another arrests’ wave happened the past 2 days, where 46 taxi drivers were arrested by Attica Traffic Police, during targeted checks for unapproved interferes at taxi meters and cashier machines on taxi cars. The checks took place outside railway stations, hotels, hospitals and malls in Athens and Attica.

The 45 of them, using a cable they were blocking the printer and they avoid to print out receipts. Two of them had special wiring within the car, so they could raise the amount on the taxi meter on demand.

There were fines up to a total of 180.000 euros. The arrested taxi drivers were prosecuted to the according district attorneys.