Suspected of acquiring points illegally Mother and son arrested Saitama Nov. 12 17:50

A 28-year-old unemployed man and mother were arrested by the Saitama Prefectural Police for illegally acquiring points that can be used to pay for an auction site operated by IT giant Yahoo.

The arrests were unemployed in Sapporo, Mitsuki Fujino (28) and mother Hiroyuki (56).

According to Saitama Prefectural Police, two people participated in a campaign where points were awarded to those who made a successful bid at an auction site operated by Yahoo in April, with a member ID acquired under a fictitious name, about 160,000 There is a suspicion that the points for the yen were illegally obtained.

In this campaign, points from 1% to 100% of the winning bid are rewarded, and the two have earned points by making a successful bid for the products they have listed themselves.

According to the police, according to the investigation, the mother's broad beauty suspect acknowledged the suspicion and stated that she was asked by her son.

On the other hand, the suspect Fujino is silent.

The two were arrested on the 24th of the month for acquiring the member ID of “Yahoo” in a fictitious name and deceiving the points granted when acquiring the ID.

The police are investigating that they have earned more than 85 million yen in cash by cashing the vouchers purchased with the points earned illegally through these tricks.