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New York cab driver suspended for wearing a Nazi swastika
CHRIS MOORHOUSE/Getty Images
CHRIS MOORHOUSE/Getty Images

A New York City cab driver who thought it was a brilliant idea to wear an armband emblazoned with a Nazi swastika on the job has been suspended. The Taxi and Limousine Commission was alerted of the incident after a tipster sent a photo of the driver to the Anti-Defamation League, who then passed it on to the Commission.

The driver, whose identity hasn't been released, was suspended for 30 days after admitting to wearing the armband. In a statement, the ADL applauded the Commission's actions, saying the driver sent a "frightening and offensive message" to passengers.

- - Jordan Valinsky
 
 
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