Taxi Scams – See These Scams Caught on Video

BY Beth Williams

Taxi drivers scam tourists all over the globe. The only purpose is to get the most money they can out of their fare, legally or not. The following are various taxi scams caught on tape. Watch a few of these to understand how vulnerable you can be if you don’t know the tricks dishonest taxi drivers can pull on you. Being informed can save money.

This is a scam being pulled in Rio de Janeiro This is a taxi scam in Buenos Aires Taxi Scam in Brisbane Taxi Scam in Prague/Czech Republic – This is a scam that you really have to keep you eye out for – while the drive is in fact using the taxi meter, you will see a him push a hidden button which turns then allows you to fall for what is called the “turbo meter scam” this is ingenious – travelers to Europe – watch out for this one.