Scamming Cabbies Finally Facing a Just Punishment

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Yes! About a month ago, we wondered why all those cab drivers who stole hundreds or thousands of dollars from their passengers — a little at a time, through charging the out-of-town rate instead of the intra-city rate — were merely facing administrative consequences and not criminal charges. Well, now they are facing criminal charges, at least the worst 59 of them. [City Room/NYT]