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Saigon taxi driver arrested for extorting money from Korean tourist

Saigon police have arrested a taxi driver for coercively taking $215 for a $0.60 fare from a South Korean tourist.

South Korean tourist detained for robbing taxi driver in central Vietnam

A South Korean tourist was caught in Da Nang after robbing a taxi driver at knifepoint.

Foreign tourists in Hanoi received fake money from taxi driver: police

Initial media reports of two foreigners being cheated with joss paper earlier this week contained several errors, Hanoi authorities say.
July 21, 2018 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

Money to burn: French tourists get joss paper as change from Hanoi cyclo driver

A taxi driver who was paid fake money posted on his Facebook page the story of Frenchmen being duped by a cyclo driver.
July 19, 2018 | 08:03 am GMT+7

‘Fake’ taxi driver charges, curses foreign tourists in Vietnam’s beach town

Nha Trang police are looking for a “fake” taxi driver accused of threatening, using foul language and cheating three South Korean tourists.
July 11, 2018 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

Taxi driver rips off American tourists in Hanoi

It's the second time the driver has been caught trying to charge foreigners 10 times the meter fee.
March 07, 2018 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Taxi driver fired for ripping off Korean tourists in central Vietnam

The tourists received a refund and free rides after their complaint was shared on Facebook.
January 25, 2018 | 05:47 pm GMT+7

Scottish tourist found after being kidnapped by taxi driver in Hanoi: report

He and his friend may have argued with the driver about the fare.
October 22, 2017 | 11:26 am GMT+7

Fake taxi driver fined $500 for overcharging French passenger in Hanoi

He allegedly charged the passenger a total of over $93 for a 25km journey.
October 07, 2017 | 09:57 am GMT+7

Taxi charges foreigners 100 times more than meter fee in Vietnam

The taxi driver allegedly scared them into paying an exorbitant sum for a less than $3 trip.
September 16, 2017 | 10:22 am GMT+7

3 Saigon taxi drivers investigated for fleecing foreign riders

The unscrupulous drivers allegedly seized the luggage of their customers.
February 13, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Taxi driver admits murdering young woman in central Vietnam

Passenger strangled to death for just $11.
July 06, 2016 | 02:44 pm GMT+7
 
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