National / Crime & Legal Nov 8, 2013

Stalking victim info leak laid to tax man

A former tax division chief in Zushi, Kanagawa Prefecture, may have been the person who leaked personal information on a local housewife that enabled a stalker to track her to her home and murder her last November, police sources said Friday. A key focus in ...

National / Crime & Legal Aug 2, 2013

Chiba man arrested for stalking, threatening woman

A man from Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, has been arrested on suspicion of stalking a woman by bombarding her with emails, becoming the first person to be held under a revision to the anti-stalking law that took effect last month, police said. Keiji Shirakawa, 40, who ...