Receiving a special fraud tool in an empty room in an apartment or arresting a man August 21 12:28
A 50-year-old man was arrested for invading a vacant apartment room in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating that there is a suspicion that the scam group was using a vacant room as a destination to obtain a special fraud tool because it tried to receive the SIM card of the mobile phone delivered to this room.
Arrested were unemployed and suspected Watanabe Yuki (50) in Matsudo City, Chiba Prefecture.
According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, this month, there is a suspicion that they have entered a vacant room of a condominium in order to receive a SIM card of a mobile phone in the name of someone else who is being delivered.
It means that the condominium management company, which was suspicious that the package was repeatedly delivered to the vacant room, had reported to the Metropolitan Police Department.
This room is used as a preview of people who want to move in, and a person who is a real estate agent calls the management company and asks for the PIN code in the box containing the key.
In response to the investigation, Mr. Watanabe acknowledged the charges, and has since stated that he has received SIM cards and bankbooks in the name of others in multiple apartments in the same manner and has handed them to another person. .
Since SIM cards are misused for special fraud, the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating that there is a suspicion that the fraud group had obtained the tool by using an empty room for preview.