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Uber reveals extent of sexual assault problem: thousands of abuse reports a year

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/uber-reveals-widespread-sexual-assault-problem-including-hundreds-reports-rape-n1096411

Uber received 235 reports of a rape occurring during a ride in the United States last year - an average of four a week, according to a company review released Thursday. The ride-hailing company has come under increasing scrutiny amid a flood of lawsuits from riders alleging they were sexually assaulted by drivers.