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FRAUD

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.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 4, 2022
The rise and fall of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes: A timeline
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, 37, was accused of defrauding investors and patients with her claims of revolutionizing lab testing with a machine that used a single drop of blood.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 8, 2021
Yes, Americans can still hide bank accounts offshore
American citizens can get away with offshore accounts by using complicated trusts or soliciting family members overseas.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / Regional voices: Chubu
May 10, 2021
Fraudulent signatures in recall petition rattle Aichi's political world
The names were gathered in an effort to have Aichi Gov. Hideaki Omura resign over his handling of a 2019 exhibition.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / Regional voices: Chubu
May 10, 2021
Aichi assemblyman admits to falsely verifying petition signatures
Takeshi Yamada, 52, was a key executive of a group spearheading a recall petition against Aichi Gov. Hideaki Omura in relation to a 2019 exhibition.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
May 3, 2021
The trust gap between winning and losing sides in elections
A gap between the winning and losing sides' willingness to accept the outcome of a presidential contest is nothing new.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 15, 2021
For victims of Bernie Madoff, 'tragedy goes on’ after scammer’s death
Madoff's death in prison doesn't change much for his victims, many of whom are still waiting to be made whole on their share of $20 billion that vanished.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 7, 2021
Former head of Nagasaki post office may have swindled over ¥1 billion
According to an internal probe, the man in his 60s fraudulently collected money from customers after telling them the payments were for deposits or insurance premiums.

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