Suburban Chicago bank on alert over taxi charges

One of the more mysterious stories that I did in 2014 was about the suburban Chicago bank who was cautioning customers about using their debit or credit cards in local taxis. Here is an earlier story that the Chicago Tribune did too.

A crowd in the Loop surrounds a Checker taxi after it was overturned March 17, 1937, in a bitter taxi strike. (Chicago Tribune) Back then, cabs probably didn't accept plastic.

A crowd in the Loop surrounds a Checker taxi after it was overturned March 17, 1937, in a bitter taxi strike. (Chicago Tribune) Back then, cabs probably didn’t accept plastic.

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