OSAKA — The Osaka District Court sentenced a 44-year-old unemployed man to a suspended two-year prison term Wednesday for embezzling more than 1 million yen intended as social welfare payments for homeless people.
Presiding Judge Makoto Okada said Toshihiro Wada falsely posed as head of a volunteer organization in charge of welfare assistance for three homeless people.
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