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Convenience Store ATM Shouts Fraud Warning

The effort to prevent elderly people from becoming victims of fraud continues with the debut of audio alerts during transactions at automatic teller machines in convenience stores. The caution message on the ATM screen and the voice announcement is designed to alert the elderly to the possibilty they are being swindled. The warning screen appears

Public Cops Watch Elderly at ATMs

Real Police Protect Real Old Elderly people using cell phones at automatic teller machines in banks, convenience stores, and train stations are being questioned by police in Japan during a month-long nationwide anti-scam campaign. The October effort is to prevent senior citizens from becoming victims of phone swindles. In one kind of scam, con artists

Elderly Fighting Mad

Prisons Plan for Geriatric Perpetrators Age: 80Gender:M Crime: punched, hurled souvenirs and sandwiches at shinkansen conductor Age: 65Gender:M Crime: attacked son with hammer then accidentally stabbed himself and died Age: 87Gender:M Crime: strangled 82-year-old bed-ridden wife Age: 67Gender:F Crime: stabbed her 76-year-old husband in murder attempt Age: 69Gender:M Crime: murdered, buried 74-year-old woman LetsJapan has