One of the most common scams is the “broken meter” scam, where the taxi driver claims that the meter is broken and negotiates a fixed rate that is much higher than the usual fare. Some drivers also take longer routes to inflate the fare, or even drive in circles to make the journey seem longer than it actually is.
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