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Ride-sharing companies targeted by authorities in L.A., S.F.
Ride-sharing companies targeted by authorities in L.A., S.F.

Ride-sharing companies have been targeted in Los Angeles and San Francisco by authorities for conducting businesses improperly, even dangerously, San Francisco Dist. Atty. George Gascón confirmed to The Times late Thursday. Although Gascón would not specify which companies were under investigation, he did say that it is more than one and that authorities had been working the case for the past few months. “We support new economy and technology, but we have an obligation to make sure the public is protected,” Gascón said. According to Bloomberg News, the ride-share companies under investigation are Lyft Inc., Uber Technologies Inc. and Sidecar...

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