Lyft probes allegations of employees misusing customer data

FILE PHOTO: An illuminated sign appears in a Lyft ride-hailing car in Los Angeles, California, U.S. September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo

Lyft is investigating allegations that its employees misused customer information, the US ride-hailing firm said on Jan 25.

“The specific allegations in this post would be a violation of Lyft’s policies and a cause for termination,” the company said in an e-mailed statement to Reuters.

Customer data could be accessed only by teams that require it to do their jobs, Lyft added.