Uber counters Lyft’s claim of ride cancellations

The competing car services are pointing fingers at one another, claiming that employees of each ordered and canceled rides just to inconvenience drivers.

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One Lyft passenger, identified by seven different Lyft drivers as an Uber recruiter, canceled 300 rides from May 26 to June 10. That user’s phone number was tied to 21 other accounts, for a total of 1,524 canceled rides. Another Uber recruiter created 14 different accounts responsible for 680 cancellations. A single account from a Los Angeles-based Uber representative canceled 49 rides from October through mid-April.

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