2 Chinese Arrested For Suspected Payment App Scam

2 Chinese arrested for suspected payment app scam

Japanese police have arrested two Chinese nationals on suspicion of a scam involving unauthorized use of a cashless payment service of convenience-store chain Seven-Eleven Japan.

The police suspect they may be part of an organized gang that has targeted smartphone accounts of the 7pay app that was launched on Monday.

Fugitive Arrested In Yokosuka

Fugitive arrested in Yokosuka

A convict has been captured in a port town near Tokyo four days after he fled officers who had come to take him into custody.

Makoto Kobayshi was arrested on Sunday morning in Yokosuka. Police learned that he was in an apartment with an acquaintance and convinced him to come out. Police say the man who was with Kobayashi, Daisuke Kochi, was also arrested for harboring a criminal.

Suspect Arrested After Stabbing Police Officer

Suspect arrested after stabbing police officer

Police in Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, have arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing a police officer and stealing his loaded handgun.

Police apprehended the suspect in the city of Minoh shortly after 6:30 a.m. on Monday on the charges of robbery and attempted murder.

33-year-old Man Arrested For Stabbing

33-year-old man arrested for stabbing

Police in Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, have arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing a police officer and stealing his loaded handgun.

Police apprehended the suspect in the city of Mino shortly after 6:30 a.m. on Monday on the charges of robbery and attempted murder.

Scammer Suspects Arrested On Flights From Thailand

Scammer suspects arrested on flights from Thailand

Tokyo police have arrested 15 Japanese men over fraud as they were being flown back to Japan from Thailand. Thai police had detained them in March on suspicion of working illegally in the country.

The group of men aged from 22 to 54 left Suvarnabhumi Airport near Bangkok on Friday morning. They covered their faces and did not respond to reporters' questions.

Idol Group Kat-tun Ex-member Taguchi Arrested

Idol group KAT-TUN ex-member Taguchi arrested

A former member of the male idol group KAT-TUN, Junnosuke Taguchi, has been arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana.

Sources say the health ministry's narcotics control department searched Taguchi's residence based on a tip and found dried cannabis on Wednesday.

Care Home Worker Arrested In Death Of Elderly Man

Care home worker arrested in death of elderly man

Police in Tokyo have arrested a former caregiver at a nursing home on suspicion of killing an elderly male resident.

Police say that on Wednesday they arrested a 28-year-old man who used to work at the nursing care facility in Tokyo's Shinagawa Ward.

Carlos Ghosn Arrested For Fourth Time

Carlos Ghosn arrested for fourth time

Tokyo prosecutors have arrested former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn for a fourth time on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust. It is rare for prosecutors in Japan to arrest someone who has been released on bail.
Ghosn is reportedly denying all charges.

Prosecutors say Ghosn directed a part of Nissan's funds to a dealership in Oman operated by his acquaintance. The payments were made from 2015 through last year. He is suspected of causing Nissan to lose about 5 million dollars as a result of this transaction.

Ghosn Arrested For Fourth Time

Ghosn arrested for fourth time

Tokyo prosecutors have arrested former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn for a fourth time on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust. It is rare for prosecutors in Japan to arrest someone who has been released on bail.

Prosecutors say Ghosn directed a part of Nissan's funds to a dealership in Oman operated by his acquaintance. The payments were made from 2015 through last year. He is suspected of causing Nissan to lose about 5 million dollars as a result of this transaction.

Cattle Farmer Arrested In Wagyu Egg Smuggling Case

Cattle farmer arrested in wagyu egg smuggling case

Police have arrested a cattle farmer in Tokushima Prefecture, western Japan, in connection with the attempted smuggling of premium wagyu beef cattle eggs to China.

Earlier this month, police arrested Yusuke Maeda, a restaurant owner in Osaka, for trying to take about 360 straw-like containers with fertilized eggs and sperm of wagyu beef cattle to China last June, without going through quarantine inspections.

3 Men Arrested For Killing 80-year-old Woman

3 men arrested for killing 80-year-old woman

Police in Tokyo have arrested three men on suspicion of breaking into the house of an 80-year-old woman and murdering her last month. The victim had received a suspicious phone call asking her how much cash she had at home. The tactics are similar to a recent series of other burglary cases in Tokyo.

The police found and apprehended the three men on Wednesday. The police say the three have denied the allegations.

2 Men Arrested For Illegally Exporting Wagyu Eggs

2 men arrested for illegally exporting wagyu eggs

Police in Osaka, western Japan, have arrested two people on suspicion of illegally taking fertilized eggs of premium wagyu beef cattle to China.

Police say last July, Toshiki Ogura attempted to take hundreds of straw-like containers of frozen eggs and sperm to Shanghai by ferry. He was unable to get through customs there. Officials confiscated the items on his return to Japan.

Obayashi Man Arrested For Alleged Sexual Act

Obayashi man arrested for alleged sexual act

Tokyo police have arrested an employee of a major construction firm on suspicion of sexual misconduct involving a female student seeking his advice on job-hunting.

27-year-old Minato Munemura of Obayashi Corporation is accused of committing an indecent act on the college student in her 20s on January 27.