Criminal investigators with the
N.C. Insurance Commissioner
Each driver was charged with one count of misdemeanor rate evasion in Mecklenburg County, Causey said. The charge is punishable by a
The home at that address has 4,069 square feet of living space, Union County property tax records show.
The home is in the Providence Downs subdivision and has five bedrooms and two full and one half bathrooms. The house and its 0.9 acre have a total assessed value of
The couple who own the property are not among those charged in the scheme. Their home phone number has been disconnected. A message left by the Observer on their joint cell phone number was not returned Friday.
A statement from Causey's office announcing the arrests listed the drivers' names but not the cab or limousine companies for which they drive.
The office also did not release when investigators believe the scheme started or how much money the drivers are accused of saving.
To report suspected fraud, call the
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