Dec 19, 2014

Germany arrests trio accused of spying for Turkey

German prosecutors said Thursday that they have arrested three Turkish men accused of spying on compatriots in Germany for Turkish intelligence. The federal prosecutor’s office said two of the suspects — identified in line with German privacy rules only as Muhammad Taha G. and ...

Jun 19, 2014

Prosecutors to tape victims, witnesses

The Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office said Wednesday it has instructed the offices of district prosecutors across the country to extend the recording of interrogation sessions for suspects to victims and witnesses on a trial basis. The top office said it filed the instruction with ...

Aug 18, 2013

Privacy for child assault victim

The Tokyo District Court should not press prosecutors to identify the child victim of an indecent assault as police have a new policy of safeguarding victims' privacy.

Aug 9, 2013

Prosecutors protect their own

The Supreme Public Prosecutors Office's second decision not to indict a former prosecutor accused of false reporting casts doubt on its in-house investigative ability.

Jul 25, 2013

Decision to drop bribery case shocks police

A recent decision by the special investigation squad of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office not to indict a local government employee for bribery, citing doubts over the credibility of his confession, has stunned police. For many years, it was almost a foregone conclusion ...

MRI faces criminal complaint over losses

May 31, 2013

MRI faces criminal complaint over losses

Japanese clients of MRI International Inc., a U.S. investment company suspected of mismanaging assets, filed a complaint Thursday with Tokyo prosecutors and police alleging fraud. The complaint against Edwin Fujinaga, president of Las Vegas-based MRI, was filed with the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office ...