Uber CEO Indicted By South Korea For Violating Transportation Law
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has been indicted in South Korea alongside the local branch of the California-based transportation network company for violating the nation’s prohibition on non-licensed livery drivers.
Reuters reports the law in question prohibits individuals or companies from operating or providing transportation services without proper licensing. The charge follows a measure passed by the South Korean government that would fine those not licensed to be taxi drivers, as well as reward those who report said drivers.
That said, Kalanick et al won’t be arrested under the indictment, which would have resulted in two years’ in prison or a maximum fine of ₩20 million ($18,121 USD).
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