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ORE ORE SAGI

Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Apr 20, 2019
NHK docudrama reveals telephone scam tactics
Thai police last month raided a residence in Pattaya where an alleged telephone swindling operation was taking place. They discovered 15 Japanese nationals suspected of calling retired people in Japan and fooling them into purchasing electronic money. Japanese police say they will arrest the suspects after they are deported.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Nov 15, 2014
Creative crooks stay one step ahead
The "Ore, ore" ("It's me") fraudsters and their ilk, who telephone elderly people and pretend to be a relative in need of money to help them out of a jam, keep coming up with new scams.
EDITORIALS
Mar 29, 2014
Consumer Affairs Agency must step up anti-fraud fight
Japanese society may envied in many parts of the world, but there's a fraudulent underside that ripped off consumers in amounts totaling 1.2 percent of the nation's GDP in 2013.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / YEN FOR LIVING
Feb 4, 2014
When will they learn: Old folks still falling for swindlers
Telephone swindlers are finding new, inventive ways to cheat old people.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Feb 12, 2012
Swindlers continue to scam the elderly out of their savings
Recently, my partner renewed her drivers license and was waiting in line to pay her fee. The clerk asked the elderly man waiting in front of her if he wanted to join the Japan Traffic Safety Association for an additional fee. She rattled off a memorized spiel, and after the intimidated old man assented weakly she handed him his change.
JAPAN
Mar 25, 2010
'Ore, ore' ringleader gets 20 years
The Tokyo District Court sentenced the accused mastermind of a massive "ore, ore" remittance scam to 20 years in prison Wednesday for violating the law against organized crime.
JAPAN
Jul 6, 2003
Two held in ¥4.4 million yen 'Ore' scam
Police have arrested two men on suspicion of swindling two Tokushima Prefecture women out of a total of 4.4 million yen by posing as acquaintances, the police said Saturday.

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