Police target teens offering sex online, handle 89 cases April-Sept.
TOKYO (Kyodo) — Police in Tokyo and eight other Japanese prefectures dealt with 89 teenagers between April and September for offering sex or selling underwear over the Internet, the National Police Agency said Thursday. Under a trial program, when improper … Continue reading
Court finds former mayor guilty of molesting minor
NAGOYA — The Nagoya District Court on Feb. 18 found the former mayor of Owase, Mie Prefecture, guilty of molesting a 15-year-old girl. The court handed Hisayoshi Okuda, 45, a six-month suspended sentence. Judge Tokiharu Amano said, “The victim’s testimony … Continue reading
Facebook used to kidnap, traffic Indonesian girls
DEPOK, Indonesia–When a 14-year-old girl received a Facebook friend request from an older man she didn’t know, she accepted it out of curiosity. It’s a click she will forever regret, leading to a brutal story that has repeated itself as … Continue reading