• Kyodo News


A South Korean woman entered Japan last April passing through Japan’s biometric immigration screening despite her previous deportation record, Justice Ministry officials have said.

The woman has told authorities she went through the screening by placing her fingers over a fingerprint reader after putting a special tape on the fingers that she said was provided by a broker, the officials said Thursday.

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