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#76 Lost in a Cab

September 8, 2016

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Show Notes

Liz lost her camera in a cab, so she went to the New York City Taxi website to submit it to their lost and found database. At least, that's what she thought she did. Alex investigates and finds a big business behind the success of a suspicious little website.

Further Reading


If you lose something in a cab in New York City, Call 311, or go to this website.

The Department of Consumer Affairs encourages anyone who feels they have been misled by yellowcabnyc.com to file a complaint with DCA‎ online at nyc.gov/consumers or by calling 311.