Japan fighting tourism-related scams to rip off visitors from abroad

Mar 5, 2017

Japan fighting tourism-related scams to rip off visitors from abroad

The government has begun cracking down on unauthorized tourist-related businesses that are allegedly taking advantage of visitors from abroad. Such scams include travel agencies that involve “land operators” (tour service operators), that arrange lodging, shopping and other holiday activities. Shady land operators, for example, ...

/ Nov 24, 2016

South African police nab Chinese man with 18 rhino horns

South African police Thursday said they had arrested a Hong Kong-bound Chinese man found with 18 rhino horns hidden in his luggage. He was detained on Wednesday at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport after an anonymous tipoff. “The 28-year-old male, who was in transit ...