• Kyodo News


Three yakuza have been arrested on suspicion of trying to blackmail Filipino actress Ruby Moreno. The suspects denied the charge, it was learned Sunday.

According to police, the three, including Takayoshi Manda, 45, demanded that Moreno pay ¥1 million when she tried to quit her part-time job at a pub in Ueno Ward, Tokyo, that employs Filipino hostesses.

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