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 put 400 fake notes in a cardboard box. He was re-arrested for hiding and importing from Vietnam.

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



According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, there is a suspicion of importing counterfeit currency in September, alleging that 400 fake old 10,000-yen bills with a portrait of Prince Shotoku were hidden in a cardboard box and imported from Vietnam.



The cardboard box contained soft drinks, but the counterfeit bill was wrapped in an envelope with adhesive tape.



In August, it was found that about 160 fake old 10,000-yen bills were used in about 160 stores such as convenience stores in Tokyo, and the two of them were found to be using fake bills at some of them. Was arrested with another Vietnamese for using.



The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the details of the fact that 720 counterfeit bills have been seized from their homes.



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