Three Vietnamese men and women were arrested for using a fake old 10,000-yen note with a portrait of Prince Shotoku at a convenience store in Tokyo, and two of them were also fake at another store. Was re-arrested for using.

The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the acquisition route, etc., as about 530 counterfeit bills have been seized from the parties concerned.

The re-arrested employees were both office workers in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, and Vietnamese nationals Chang Tee Chan (26) and Chang Nam Fung (26).



According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, on August 22, at convenience stores and drug stores in Nakano Ward, there was a suspicion of exercising counterfeit currency, alleging that they used one fake old 10,000-yen note with a portrait of Prince Shotoku on it. I am.



Last month in Tokyo, fake old 10,000-yen bills were found one after another at convenience stores, and the two were arrested along with another Vietnamese.



A total of 161 counterfeit bills have been found at 149 stores, and about 530 counterfeit bills have been seized from the homes of the two, so the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the acquisition route in detail.



The Metropolitan Police Department has not disclosed the approval or disapproval of the two.

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