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Family believes foul play is involved taxi driver's disappearance

Family believes foul play is involved taxi driver's disappearance

By Drew Karedes. CREATED Feb 28, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A family is fearing the worst after a Las Vegas cab driver vanishes without a trace.

Keith Goldberg was last seen on Jan. 31. Four weeks later, police are calling the circumstances "highly" suspicious.

The brother and sister of Keith Goldberg have traveled from the east coast to meet with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Missing Persons Detectives.

From what they've been told, Jeffrey and Jodi Goldberg say they've lost hope that their brother is still alive.

The 54-year-old is diabetic and his insulin was left at his home.

Police have located Keith's car abandoned near the Stratosphere but there is no indication as to where he could be.

"When I first got here, I felt that we were going to find him in the desert in a trunk," said brother Jeffrey Goldberg. "Now my intuition is, they're just going to find his body in the desert or whatever is left of his body."

Jeffrey Goldberg says the grim realization set in back on Super Bowl weekend. He and his brother had plans to watch the game together in Las Vegas.

According to Jeffrey, his brother stopped picking up his phone two days before he was supposed to arrive.

Jeffrey still flew to Las Vegas from New York and began digging for clues into his brother's disappearance.

"It's actually killing me every day that goes by. Tears come to my eyes, but I can't break down. I've got to be strong," explained Jeffrey Goldberg.

Keith Goldberg moved from his apartment on Green Valley Parkway in Henderson just four days before he went missing.

At his new address in Las Vegas, police found everything in tact. The only thing that remains missing is his laptop.

On Tuesday, family members revealed the last image police have of him. It was taken from surveillance at an undisclosed Henderson casino.

"If he ever did need help or were in trouble, he would've most undoubtedly call Jeff or I for help. He would never do this to my mother," said sister Jodi Goldberg.

The Goldberg's are offering a $5,000 dollar reward for any tip that helps locate Keith. They're hoping to raise that to a higher amount through donations.

A Twitter account, @FindKeithG, was created to help get the word out there. So far, hundreds of messages have been sent to national and local media.

"It's very hard to mourn if you don't even know if it's okay to mourn yet," explained Jodi Goldberg.

Keith Goldberg moved to Las Vegas less than five years ago. His family says he had a  very predictable routine.

A big part of his life, they say, included a solid work ethic.

The Goldbergs say Keith's employer, Lucky Cab, told them Keith suddenly began missing shifts without any explanation.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Las Vegas Metro Missing Persons Unit at (702) 828-3111.