Japan funds project to boost transnational crime fighting in Laos

INTERPOL, Japan and Laos have launched a new project enabling Lao police and border control officers to better tackle crime, including terrorism. The iTwin Japan-Laos initiative is funded by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to connect INTERPOL’s I-24/7 global police communications system and criminal databases to seven Lao border points.

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Japan Immigration Bureau Warns of Counterfeit Residence Cards

The Immigration Bureau of Japan is warning companies to be vigilant about checking employees’ residence cards. While the number of skilled professionals from overseas continues to increase, the Immigration Bureau of Japan has put out this notice: Beware of forged residence cards The “zairyuu card (在留カード),” or residence card, is

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Japan to use block-chain to prevent resume fraud

Blockchain, the innovation behind cryptographic forms of money like bitcoin, could before long be utilized in Japan as an approach to check instructive records. The Muroran Institute of Technology, situated on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, is joining forces with Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West on the innovation, as

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Fraud Alert from Embassy of Belgium in Japan

Recently several Belgians have been victim of criminals who sell financial products via the internet/phone. This phenomenon is known as “cold calling,” about which you will find more information on the website of the “Financial Services Agency” (FSA), the Japanese regulator of financial markets: www.fsa.go.jp/en/reference/cold/index.html. In many of these cases

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Japanese Government warns ministries for email scam

Japan’s cybersecurity watchdog has warned ministries and agencies of a scam in which perpetrators register false email addresses, similar to official government ones, in the hope they receive mails with mistyped addresses, officials said Tuesday. The government has confirmed that five emails were sent in fiscal 2018 to such addresses

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