OSAKA (Kyodo) A man was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for swindling some ¥74 million from the family of Yuri Yoshikawa, who vanished at age 9 in 2003 in Kumatori, Osaka Prefecture.
Koki Nakatani, 40, bilked the family out of about ¥5.6 million in the form of “search and gratitude fees” from July to August 2004, falsely telling them he had found the girl, the Osaka District Court’s Sakai branch said.
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