NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - The Drug Enforcement Agency said its Strike Force busted several people in New York City pretending to be Uber drivers while delivering cocaine and heroin to more than 100 customers.
Those arrested include alleged ring leader Alfredo Tejada-Almonte who placed fake Uber logos and stickers on cars and parked them in front of buildings while making drug runs in the Bronx and upper Manhattan, DEA officials said.
A kilo of cocaine, five vehicles and more than $22,000 were seized in the bust.
The other defendants, Dibanny Cortorreal-Marte, 37; Roberto Toribio; Oscar Tejada-Almonte 31; Miguel La-Paz Lugo, 37; and Selena Santos, 22, were taken into custody Tuesday night.
Two other alleged drug dealers were busted last week.