Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Rideshare identity theft involving "rented" driver accounts
NBC in San Francisco has reported a scheme of “rideshare driver identity theft”, where brokers set up accounts on Lyft (and possibly Uber) and allow others to “rent” the accounts without going through the usual background checks.
NBCBayArea has a detailed report here .
The report lists eight ways to identify your driver, and the flaws with each method. A driver who does not respond to a text may well be fraudulent.