National / Crime & Legal Jan 23, 2020

Suspects arrested by Tokyo police over ¥78 million bitcoin theft

Tokyo police have arrested two men for allegedly stealing some ¥78 million in bitcoin from an overseas cryptocurrency exchange, it was learned Thursday. The Metropolitan Police Department's cybercrime unit arrested Yuto Onitsuka, 25, and Takuma Sasaki, 28, on computer fraud charges, investigative sources said. The two ...

Shibuya revelers face New Year's curbs

National Dec 12, 2013

Shibuya revelers face New Year's curbs

Tokyo police say they will restrict public access around the main intersection outside Shibuya Station between 10 p.m. Dec. 31 and 2 a.m. Jan. 1 to prevent a crush of New Year's revelers forming for the countdown, a recurrent problem in recent years. The Metropolitan ...