The illegal drivers often get light punishments and drive recklessly, legal drivers say.
Nojeem Odunfa was arrested for fatally striking Jerrison Garcia at 108th St. and Park Ave., police said.
The personal drivers of some of Manhattan's mega-wealthy have been accused of being illegal cabbies.
Taxi inspectors confiscated thousands of cars, mysterious white flags appeared and a micro pig moved in.
Lyft said it would abide by TLC regulations and state laws.
Current and former Taxi and Limousine Commission inspectors said seizures are a fundraiser for the city.
The outcry follows DNAinfo's story about inspectors accusing innocent drivers of being illegal cabbies.
Court records show Taxi and Limousine inspectors have seized hundreds of innocent drivers' cars.
The ride-sharing operator has been in discussions to make its service legal in the city.
A judge pushed back judgment on Lyft's restraining order to Friday so the two sides could compromise.
The state said Uber competitor Lyft would be operating illegally if it launched Friday as planned.
Uber competitor Lyft is trying to evade the law, the order said.
The Taxi and Limousine Commission released the warning to drivers and passengers.
Lyft, a ride-sharing app, is trying to drum up community support to expand into New York.
Part-time livery driver Walter Parrish's car was seized six times by the Taxi and Limousine Commission.
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