Uber driver charged with rape

Maxime Fohounhedo

*A woman who lies about rape is not only deplorable; but she puts the future word of any true victims at risk. And unfortunately, it is taken for granted that anytime a woman says that she was raped, she is telling the truth. Its a slippery slope indeed, but one that is, at times, standing on the rocky foundation of a lie.

A lie that Maxime Fohounhedo, a driver for the mobile app-based transportation network called Uber lost his job over, and could have spent the next ten years of his life in prison paying for – had he not been a smart, fast thinker. Suspecting a setup, as it turns out the driver secretly recorded his interaction with an intoxicated female passenger who would later claim that she was raped by him.

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