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Four men re-arrested for allegedly defrauding a woman with dementia out of 34 million yen in a property purchase contract

2024-06-25 12:13:00
In a case where four people working at a real estate sales company were arrested for defrauding an elderly woman with dementia by getting her to sign a contract to purchase an apartment, the Metropolitan Police Department has re-arrested them for defrauding her of another 34 million yen by getting her to sign a contract for another property. A list of approximately 90,000 elderly people was seized from the related parties, and the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the possibility that they may have signed more than 50 other contracts targeting elderly people with dementia.

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Bank of Japan's July Tankan: Large companies and manufacturing industry to remain roughly flat, private forecast

2024-06-25 07:12:00
With regard to the Bank of Japan's Tankan (Short-term Economic Survey of Enterprises) to be released on July 1, private research companies are predicting that the economic outlook of large companies and manufacturers will remain roughly the same. While the weak yen will boost earnings from overseas businesses, the newly uncovered irregularities surrounding certification testing at an automobile manufacturer are expected to have an impact.

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Four men re-arrested for allegedly defrauding a woman with dementia out of 34 million yen in a property purchase contract

2024-06-25 12:13:00
In a case where four people working at a real estate sales company were arrested for defrauding an elderly woman with dementia by getting her to sign a contract to purchase an apartment, the Metropolitan Police Department has re-arrested them for defrauding her of another 34 million yen by getting her to sign a contract for another property. A list of approximately 90,000 elderly people was seized from the related parties, and the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the possibility that they may have signed more than 50 other contracts targeting elderly people with dementia.

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Osaka-Kansai Expo: Meeting of representatives from participating countries, etc. "Listening to requests and making steady preparations"

2024-06-25 11:52:00
A meeting of representatives from countries participating in the Osaka-Kansai Expo began in Nara City on the 25th. As construction of foreign pavilions begins one after another, the Expo Association, which is implementing the expo, plans to steadily advance preparations by listening to requests from each country regarding the exhibit content and operation of the pavilions.

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