fraudsters

Japanese woman reported to police for “not looking right in a suit,” turns out she’s a crook

How do scam artists keep getting caught in Japan by “not looking good in a suit?”

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Former idol singer arrested on fraud charges, police say she found victims through dating apps

Former SKE48 member claimed to be an investing expert with a can’t-fail get-rich-quick scheme.

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“Donald Trump” fraudster accused of scamming confused citizens in Japanese phone scam

If Donald Trump called you on the phone asking for cash in broken Japanese, would you give him a single yen?

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Foreigner convenience store clerk in Japan saves elderly woman from scammers with quick thinking

Refuses to give up when senior doesn’t realize she’s being taken advantage of.

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Japanese police question man for “not looking good in a suit,” turns out he robbed an old lady

They say justice is blind, but apparently it still has a strong sense of fashion.

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Wheelchair fraudsters fake disabilities at Tokyo Disneyland, get called “jerks” online

Pair of visitors get called “jerks” online, but we’d have picked a harsher label.

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Japanese man pretends to visit Muji stores 5.62 million times in six weeks, gets arrested again

Police say fraudster virtually visited Muji branches on three continents without ever leaving his Hokkaido home.

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Video shows what may be Japan’s most artless scam artist launch herself into a stopped car【Video】

Collision is low-speed even by human running standards.

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