Thousands Of Masks Stolen From Hospital In Kobe

Thousands of masks stolen from hospital in Kobe

Police in Kobe, western Japan, are investigating the theft of 6,000 surgical masks from a hospital in the city. Masks are in short supply in the country due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Staff at the Japanese Red Cross Kobe Hospital noticed last Thursday that four cartons containing 120 boxes of masks were missing. The hospital notified the police on Monday.

Arson Suspect May Believe His Novel Was Stolen

Arson suspect may believe his novel was stolen

Police are to look into a novel written by a person with the same name as the suspect in the deadly arson attack on a Kyoto Animation studio.

The police suspect the man bore a grudge against the firm, believing that it had stolen the plot of his novel.

$32 Million In Assets Stolen From Crypto Exchange

$32 million in assets stolen from crypto exchange

An expert looking into the massive theft of digital coins from crypto-currency exchange operator BITPoint Japan says the hackers repeatedly accessed its system over a period of 12 hours.

BITPoint Japan's parent company revealed on Friday that 32 million dollars' worth of digital currency was stolen between Thursday night and Friday morning. The theft involved five types of crypto-currency, including Bitcoin and Ripple.

7-eleven Japan Shuts Down Mobile Payment After $500k Stolen

7-Eleven Japan Shuts Down Mobile Payment After $500K Stolen

7-Eleven Japan recently launched a mobile payments feature on its 7Pay app which enabled customers to simply scan a barcode in the app and charge a linked credit or debit card. Merely a week after this was announced, the feature has been pulled after a vulnerability in the app allowed hackers to steal $500,000 from users through bogus charges.

The company had received a complaint about this the very next day after launching the feature on July 1st. A customer had noticed that they had been billed a charge that they didn’t make. The flaw in the app simply required hackers to know the user’s date of birth, email, and phone number.

Stabbed Officer Unconscious, Loaded Gun Stolen

Stabbed officer unconscious, loaded gun stolen

The police officer who was stabbed in Osaka Prefecture early Sunday morning remains unconscious.

Police say the officer's loaded gun was stolen. They are searching for the attacker and are calling on people to stay inside and lock their doors.

Osaka Police Officer Stabbed, Gun Stolen

Osaka police officer stabbed, gun stolen

A police officer in Osaka Prefecture was found stabbed in front of a police box in the city of Suita early Sunday morning. Police say the officer's gun, loaded with several bullets, was stolen. Police are searching for the attacker and are calling on people in the area to stay indoors and lock up the house.

The 26-year-old officer is in serious condition in hospital.

Stolen Honda Hr-v Found With Lyft Stickers On, Ride-sharing Company Is Oblivious

Stolen Honda HR-V Found With Lyft Stickers On, Ride-Sharing Company Is Oblivious

A couple living in San Francisco didn’t get to enjoy their new Honda HR-V for long, as it was stolen at the end of August, while it was parked in front of their apartment in Livermore.

Fast-forward to December, and Cierra and Josh Barton, the HR-V's owners, were contacted by the police, informing them that their crossover had been found in Hayward, after being abandoned on the side of the road for about two weeks, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Wednesday.

Leaked Nintendo Switch Was Stolen

Leaked Nintendo Switch Was StolenEarlier this week we reported on videos of the Nintendo Switch console that a NeoGAF user posted online, claiming that he had obtained the unit two weeks prior to the official release date from an “unnamed store.” Nintendo doesn’t believe that story. The company is actually saying that the leaked Nintendo Switch was actually stolen “by employees of a U.S. distributor.”

Honda Accord And Civic Are Still The Most Stolen Cars In America

2016 Honda Accord OverviewThe Honda Accord and Civic continue their reign as the most stolen vehicles on the market.
According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, a total of 51,290 Honda Accords were stolen in 2014, followed by 43,936 Honda Civics. In the third spot are full-size Ford pickups with 28,680 units stolen, with Chevy pickup trucks following in the fourth spot at 23,196.

Sug Equipment Vehicle Stolen

SuG equipment vehicle stolenSuG's equipment vehicle was stolen on the morning of July 30.
The stolen vehicle is a two-tone gray and white Toyota Hiace Grand Cabin (picture shown below). The license place number is "Shinagawa 355 Te・・39".