Traffic police arrest 46 cabbies for tampering with meters, registers

Traffic police arrested 46 taxi drivers in Athens over the weekend for tampering with their meters or cash registers.

Two of the drivers had interfered with their meters so they overcharged passengers, while the rest had fiddles with their cash registers so they were unable to issue receipts.

One of the drivers was also found to posses a collapsible metal baton.

The cabbies were fined a total of 180,000 euros.