Becky Siegel charged $787.33 for 2 mile cab ride

A 20-year-old college student says she was charged $787.33 for a 2-mile taxi ride to a restaurant in downtown Chicago.

According to Yahoo News, Becky Siegel, a college student from Winnetka, Illinois, hopped into a cab for the 2-mile trip to meet friends at the Sweetwater Tavern and Grille. But instead of charging her a couple of dollars, the cab driver charged her $787.33.

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Diner given wrong credit card

A Bay Area diner who was given the wrong credit card was arrested after she went on a shopping spree with the card.

Police say Jheline Demesa, 22, of Leandro, dined at at Ray’s Crab Shack at 5989 Mowry Ave., where the waitress mistakenly handed her a credit card belonging to a diner at an adjacent table. Instead of returning the card to the waitress, Demesa paid for her meal and immediately went shopping at a mall across the street from the restaurant.

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