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Police have arrested two men for allegedly stealing more than 16 million yen from other people’s online bank accounts by using passwords stolen from Internet cafes in Tokyo and Kanagawa Prefecture, the police said Thursday.

Arrested were Ko Hakata, an unemployed 35-year-old former computer systems developer, on suspicion of unauthorized access and fraud using a computer, and Goro Nakahashi, a 27-year-old company employee who allegedly helped withdraw the money, on suspicion of theft.

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