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Uber Under Criminal Investigation, Justice Dept. Confirms in Letter to Court

SAN FRANCISCO – Federal investigators are pursuing at least one criminal investigation into Uber, according to a court document released on Wednesday. The document, which was submitted by the United States attorney’s office in the northern district of California, does not specify what the agency is investigating, but it is the first public confirmation by the Department of Justice of a federal inquiry into the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company.