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Dec 10th 2008 9:38PM I posted the original phone-jammer story at my Lets japan blog. That article contained links to stories I'd written with details about the scams. (nerdtalker quoted one, above). http://www.letsjapan.markmode.com/index.php/2008/10/24/public-cops-watch-elderly-at-atms/
And here's a nice image illustrating how the elderly get conned. The image is on a Japan banking organization's website:
Publisher, Lets Japan
Nov 19th 2008 9:35AM You talking about this place?
Yeah, it closed.
Nov 13th 2008 4:29AM This would complement my "pocket toilet" idea. Here in Tokyo.