Ecuador: Bible toting taxi driver rips off passenger

Posted on June 11, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, TRAVEL reported that last Wednesday a taxi passenger in Guayaquil was robbed by the driver, when the victim was picked up in the ​​El Fortin area to go to the International Airport. The victim described the taxi driver as being 60 years old with white hair and did not look like he would be a thief. In the taxi was a Bible and religious music was playing on the sound system. While at a stop light the driver took out a light bulb and asked the passenger to get out and ask at a local store the price for a new bulb. The driver told the passenger to leave his bag which had a cellphone inside. When the passenger got out of the taxi, the driver fled. The victim then asked assistance from two different police officers who ignored him his pleas for help. Read Article

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