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Uber employees spammed competing car service with fake orders

25
Jan
2014

Uber has a knack of ruffling a few feathers, but its latest move is downright dirty. Documents provided to both Valleywag and TechCrunch are said to show that Uber staffers in New York ordered phony black car rides from a competing service only to cancel them later. Secondly, the reports say that an Uber employee then reached out to the drivers and offered them incentives — like cash — to defect. The competing service on the other end of this incident is called Gett, and it started operations in New York just this past fall.

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