Osaka deploys 900 police to ATMs as transfer scams double

National Jun 12, 2017

Osaka deploys 900 police to ATMs as transfer scams double

The Osaka Prefectural Police have deployed 900 officers to about 400 unmanned bank branches on Monday to combat transfer scams targeting the elderly. Operations of this size are rare in any prefecture, and the police did not say when it would end. The deployment is aimed ...

Age of adulthood debate raises fraud fears

National | FOCUS Sep 2, 2016

Age of adulthood debate raises fraud fears

The move to revise the Civil Code to lower the age of adulthood to 18 from 20 is raising concerns that teenagers might fall victim to fraudsters. Under current law, parents can cancel contracts signed by their children if the deals were sealed without their ...