A longtime Victoria cab driver got a taste of the kindness of strangers Friday after he was stiffed on a $225 cab fare.
BJ Roberts picked up a man in his 20s, who said his mother would pay the $220 fare once they arrived at the hospital where he said she was inside working.
When they arrived at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, the man disappeared.
When Roberts learned he had been scammed, a stranger turned up out of nowhere and pushed a wad of cash into his hand.
(READ the story from The Province)