• Kyodo


A woman here has sued consumer loan firm Acom Co. for 1 million yen in damages after the firm continued to press her to repay a loan that was taken out by someone with a similar-sounding name, it was learned Tuesday.

In the lawsuit filed with the Kyoto District Court, the woman maintains she suffered emotional anguish as a result of the Tokyo-based firm’s repayment demands, which continued even after the mistake was confirmed.

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