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Scantily-clad Brooklyn woman filmed brazenly stealing money from her Uber driver’s tip jar

November 10, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Scantily-clad Brooklyn woman filmed brazenly stealing money from her Uber driver’s tip jar

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The shameless woman seen on a video robbing an Uber driver’s tips from his jar has been named as an 18-year-old from Brooklyn who has since joked about her crime on social media.

On Tuesday Gabrielle Canales, who goes by Gabita on social media, was identified after video of her stealing money from Mohammed H. Bhuiyan’s tip jar in August went viral online.

On August 12th, the scantily-clad woman was recorded reaching into his jar and taking his cash as she got out of the vehicle with two friends, The New York Post reported.

The video went viral on Tuesday after reappearing online, but Canales showed no remorse and seemed to revel in her infamy.

The teen can be seen on video, which went viral this week, swiping several bucks right under Bhuiyan’s nose as he drops her and two friends off at a Goodwill store near Livingston Street and Bond Street in Brooklyn

She posted screenshots of articles about it on Instagram and Snapchat and said she “only” took $5 from the man which she claims she eventually returned.

Before getting into his vehicle, she posed in her underwear in for two pictures.

A third picture showed her still wearing the mustard-colored skirt she was wearing in the Uber.

She deleted all three pictures from August 12th on Tuesday afternoon after her identity went public.

Canales was recorded coyly looking towards the driver’s camera before stealing the cash.

The tip-stealing Uber passenger was identified as Brooklyn teen Gabrielle Canales

By the time he noticed it was gone, she and her friends had gotten out the car.

Her friends seemed unaware of her plot and did not respond as she took the money before leaving.

On the same day, the boy in their group taunted officers by sitting in front of a line-up of police sitting on a locked-up bicycle. He posted the picture with the caption: ‘Who’s bike?’ [sic].

According to the driver, Uber dismissed the issue when they called Canales, and she denied stealing the tip money.

They told him to bring the matter to authorities if he wanted to pursue it further but the man said he was too busy.

Uber has since reached out to him again to offer him support and has banned Canales from using the app.

Although the entire app is cashless, Uber drivers now can request tips from passengers.

Passengers can also tip on the app at the end of a ride.

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