Report: Uber created a fake version of its app to trick and evade authorities

If at first you don't succeed, go to elaborate lengths to trick and evade regulatory authorities trying to bring you down. That appears to be the maxim at Uber, if a new report is accurate.

Investigating users' social media profiles, bank accounts, phone models, and creating a fake version of the app are just some of the lengths Uber reportedly went to in order to operate in cities where the legality of its ride-hail service was in doubt. 

According to the The New York Times, Uber s

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