Cabbies up in arms over bank’s ads

Cabbies up in arms over bank's ads - The Nation, September 9, 2006
...They claim that SME Bank advertising lured each of them into buying three pieces of equipment - a TV monitor, a credit-card machine and a GPRS receiver - from the company via a loan of Bt60,300, including interest.
...He said the drivers were told they would earn Bt500-Bt850 a month as fees for ads shown on the monitors. They were also told that they would earn Bt5 each time a passenger charged a fare to their credit card. The receivers were said to help them find passengers.
After installing the equipment, they found the items were of no benefit to them. "We never earned any extra fees from the equipment," Sompong said...
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