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FRAUD

Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 29, 2023
Charges in Manila may stall deportation of alleged Japan robbery mastermind 'Luffy'
An investigative source said that Yuki Watanabe, the suspected ringleader, may be hoping that a separate case will help him avoid deportation to Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 28, 2023
Leaders of 'Luffy' robberies in Japan suspected of being behind Manila fraud ring
The suspected 'Luffy' mastermind and three others appear to be senior members of a fraud group from which 36 members were detained in the Philippines in 2019, a source said Saturday.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 11, 2023
Longtime Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg gets 5 months in prison in tax fraud case
The Trump Organization's former chief financial officer admitted that he and other executives received bonuses and perks that fraudulently saved the company and themselves money.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jan 4, 2023
Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty in FTX fraud case as trial is set for October
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate could face up to 115 years in prison if convicted.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 22, 2022
Two Bankman-Fried associates plead guilty to fraud as FTX founder heads to U.S.
The 30-year-old cryptocurrency mogul faces charges over what has been described as 'one of the biggest financial frauds in American history.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 14, 2022
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried charged with fraud and denied bail
The former FTX CEO, who was arrested in the Bahamas on Monday, lowered his head and hugged his parents after the magistrate judge refused bail citing a 'great' risk of flight.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 13, 2022
Juvenile delinquency in Japan increased during COVID-19 school closures
For the whole of 2021, the total number of recognized criminal offenses, excluding driving incidents resulting in deaths or injuries, stood at 568,104, down 7.5% from 2020.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 8, 2022
Ex-Theranos president Ramesh Balwani gets 13-year prison term in fraud case
Balwani and the company's founder, Elizabeth Holmes, had promised to revolutionize the medical industry by using a few drops of blood to complete a wide array of health tests.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 7, 2022
Trump companies are convicted in NY criminal tax fraud trial
It is the first time a Trump business has been convicted of criminal conduct and comes as the former president is running for a second term.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 3, 2022
Nomura made foreign exchange trades for Glen Point at heart of U.S. fraud case
Nomura Holdings pushed through hundreds of millions of dollars of trades for hedge fund Glen Point Capital that are now at the center of U.S. criminal charges, sources said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jul 6, 2022
Failed ‘Captain Tsubasa’ NFT offers window into the risks of crypto
While Japan has not yet experienced a large NFT boom, some of the country's most famous pop culture staples have been appropriated for dubious 'Web3' products.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 10, 2022
Indonesian villagers shocked at Japanese fraud suspect's arrest
Masduki, 43, who is also a teacher, said he knew Taniguchi as a 'bona fide investor' economically supporting him and other freshwater fish farmers in the village.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 6, 2022
Alleged COVID-19 aid fraudsters targeted youths, Japanese police say
The alleged fraudsters recruited university and high school students, telling them that they could earn a 200% profit if they invested their COVID-19 aid in crypto assets, police say.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 24, 2022
Town in Yamaguchi recovers around 90% of ¥46.3 million sent to resident by mistake
The 24-year-old resident was arrested for alleged computer fraud after failing to return the money and telling his lawyer he had spent it all on online casinos overseas.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 23, 2022
Yamaguchi town gets back most of mistakenly transferred ¥46 million
One of the payment service companies to which the recipient transferred the money has reportedly returned more than u00a535 million to Abu's account.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jan 11, 2022
Top U.S. universities sued in class action for colluding to limit financial aid
Colleges targeted in the antitrust lawsuit include Yale, Columbia and MIT.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 4, 2022
UAE risks inclusion on global watchlist over dirty money
The Financial Action Task Force is leaning toward adding the UAE to its 'gray list,” which would make the country subject to more oversight for shortcomings in combating money laundering.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 4, 2022
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes found guilty of defrauding investors
Holmes was acquitted on three counts of defrauding patients who paid for tests from the blood-testing startup, however.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jan 4, 2022
Investors learning little from trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes
The startup world had been watching in suspense, but it was largely for the spectacle of it all.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 4, 2022
The epic rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes
In Silicon Valley, where the line between talk and achievement is often vague, there is finally a limit to faking it.

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