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05/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Taxi Scam: NY Cabs To Be Equipped With Fare Setting Alert

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission has equipped more than 5,000 cabs with a new system to alert riders if they are being charged an out-of-town rate.

The move comes after the TLC announced thousands of drivers bilked passengers out of more than $8 million over the last two years.

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