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2 alleged ringleaders of Thailand-based phone scam arrested in Japan

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Lock them up!

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They were arrested Thursday on suspicion of scamming a woman living in the city of Fukui, central Japan, and two others by alleging in an email sent to them last March that they had failed to pay website subscription fees, and making them purchase electronic gift cards worth a total 780,000 yen.

And they did it? Really? Sounds like they deserve to get scammed.

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How naive and ignorant can people be?

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From laughing all the way to the bank, to crying all the way to the jail. Yeah... bring it on.

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This happens all the time in Thailand, it's a hub for such criminals from all over the world.

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Who would have a paid website that costs over $200/yr?

There must be extortion or some other aspect to this story which hasn't been provided.

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