Uber’s latest partnership and driver status scams promise free education while defrauding customers and drivers.

One of Uber’s first partnership scams was a fraudulent lending sceme promoted by the ‘Uber Military’ program which defrauded 1100 US military personnel. The enlisted men and women were not allowed to deploy on active duty and retain their auto lending policies as Uber’s Lending company in the program would not honor the policies when soldiers were deployed. Uber’s lending partner in the program Santander Consumer USA was ordered to pay over $9.35 million dollars in settlement. Since 2015 both Uber and Lyft have removed ‘Safe Rides’ fees after a series…