Travel warning as Brit couple scammed £350 for 10-MINUTE New York taxi ride

A BRITISH couple are warning fellow tourists in New York after they were scammed over £300 for a 10-minute taxi journey.

Craig Nickels, 30, and fiancee Ellie Austin, 24, were forced to hand over $470 (£350) for a four-mile journey after getting into an unlicensed cab.

The couple from Derby handed over the cash as they were scared of being attacked, or of having the wedding ring he had brought to propose with stolen.

Cops in New York are searching for the two men who conned the couple just moments after they had arrived at JFK Airport.

Craig, a Tesco worker, said he should have been...
source: Daily Star

2018-06-13 18:11
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