Police drop fraud investigation into Great Yarmouth taxi firm
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A police investigation into claims a Great Yarouth taxi firm defrauded a vulnerable customer has been dropped.
Norfolk police have confirmed that no action will be taken against Albies Taxis.
The allegations included credit card fraud from a customer and pointless journeys and had been made by the family of a man who had metal health problems.
In a statement Andy Kitchen, who runs the taxi firm based at Suffling Road, said: 'Following a lengthy investigation, Albies Taxis have been cleared by the police of allegations of fraud and taking advantage of a vulnerable individual.
'These allegations have been rigorously investigated, and have been proven false and unfounded by the police.'
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In a related incident Mr Kitchen also reiterated his apologies to the vulnerable man's family after it was found a driver, who is no longer at the taxi company, had posted a video on Facebook that mocked the vulnerable passenger.
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