There have been serious crimes against Uber and Lyft drivers.
In this Local 4 report, Defender Kevin Dietz talks about local drivers on the job picking up passengers in metro Detroit when a gun is pulled, a kidnapping is announced and a ransom is demanded.
You'll see how the victims were rescued and how the kidnappers were caught. And get advice on what you can do to protect yourself when using these services.
Watch this Defenders investigation today on Local 4 News at 5 p.m.