Taxi driver fakes kidnapping after spending income at strip club
A taxi driver was arrested for lying and claiming he was kidnapped, making up a story that he was forced to spend a day’s profits in a strip club.
The man told police in Fuengirola, Spain, that a customer robbed and held him at knifepoint, as per The Olive Press last Tuesday, Aug. 6.
He then claimed that he was made to drive to a strip club, where he was supposedly forced to pay for prostitutes and consume drugs.
The driver added that he was forced to go to a friend’s house to sell a motorbike. After the sale, he returned to the club to use the earnings for intercourse with the prostitutes.
The driver further claimed that the supposed kidnapper locked him in a garage for hours after they left the establishment, the report stated.
Authorities from the Special Violent Crimes Unit interviewed employees at the club after noticing discrepancies in the man’s story. The investigation revealed that the driver’s claims were false and that he was never under threat while he was having sex at the club.
The two men reportedly knew each other. Police also believe the duo intentionally spent the night at the establishment.
As per report, officers alleged the driver made the false claims to justify his spending of the money and for not attending work the day after. The driver was arrested for falsifying a criminal offense. Ryan Arcadio/JB
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