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By William Jones, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The consumer defense agency in Rio de Janeiro, Carioca Procon, is warning residents and tourists over reports that taxi drivers are illegally charging unfairly high fares when consulting the latest "table chart" of prices which can be seen in many taxi cab windows. The index card is a system where taxi drivers can calculate the the official increase in new fairs, while they wait for the taxi meter to be updated.

According to Secretary of Consumer Affairs of the City of Rio de Janeiro, Solange Amaral, numerous drivers who have had . . .

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