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3 youths arrested for stealing ¥6 million from porn film actress at her condo

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Three youths aged between 17 and 19 have been arrested on suspicion of robbing the Tokyo apartment of porn film actress Yuria Satomi of about 6 million yen in cash.

Police said the incident occurred at around 10:30 a.m. Monday at the high-rise condominium in Tokyo's Meguro Ward, Fuji TV reported. The 35-year-old actress told police one of the intruders, dressed as a courier, buzzed her on the intercom, so she assumed he was making a delivery and let him into the building.

After she opened the door, he threatened her with a knife, stating, "I've stabbed someone before. Hand over the money.” An accomplice followed him in. Both of them wore white face masks.

The two managed to make off with 6 million yen in cash from a safe and a closet.

Satomi told police that while the two men were searching her apartment, they were wearing earphones, as if they were listening to someone telling them where to look.

On Monday night, police used surveillance camera footage to identify the vehicle the suspects used in their getaway and tracked it to Kanagawa Prefecture. The three suspects and 4 million yen of the stolen money were in the car.

Police are questioning them on what happened to the other 2 million yen and how they knew that Satomi had that much money in her condo.

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If I kept 6 million IN CASH lying around my apartment, I'd be quite wary of delivery people and any other strangers knocking on my door.

18 ( +21 / -3 )

was the money returned? seems an odd omission

4 ( +8 / -4 )

Poor thing.  I hope it doesn't affect her ability to perform.

18 ( +24 / -6 )

was the money returned? seems an odd omission

It'll be returned, but right now it is also physical evidence in a criminal case, so the police are probably still in possession of it.

10 ( +10 / -0 )

Did she pay tax on that cash?

how did they know she had cash in her house?

how did they know her apartment address?

5 ( +11 / -6 )

She must not have passed enough money back to the Yakuza, so they came and took it.

10 ( +14 / -4 )

Just shows how the world of porn is linked with sleazy underworld types.

6 ( +11 / -5 )

sex workers easy targets. T-powers her agency should be looked at. Her kojin jouho sold to street thugs for sure.

More crimes like this sure to cum

14 ( +14 / -0 )

robbing the Tokyo apartment of porn film actress Yuria Satomi

3 young dudes only wanted the money?!!! Glad she is safe.

8 ( +8 / -0 )

"I've stabbed someone before. Hand over the money.”

"Thank you oh great master for your wisdom, but I was wondering if you could, like, bite me instead?"

2 ( +3 / -1 )

35 seems to be a bit too old to be a porn actress.

-12 ( +6 / -18 )

There is more about Satomi-chan.

https://www.tokyoreporter.com/crime/av-starlet-yuria-satomi-targeted-by-intruders-in-meguro-residence/

From several years ago.

https://www.tokyoreporter.com/entertainment/adult-video/porn-starlet-exposed-by-the-tokyo-tax-office/

4 ( +4 / -0 )

@Meiyouwenti, the subject is stealing ¥6 million from the actress.

You may know the wide range of porn film, right.

4 ( +4 / -0 )

Sounds like an inside job.

14 ( +14 / -0 )

The story is a robbery and threat of violence to a young woman in her own home. What she does for a living is a salacious irrelevance.

Seems rather silly to keep that much cash in her flat, even in a safe. Though with negative interest rates or derive Ray interest rates if the bank charges you a fee for holding your money, more and more people will do precisely that. When interest rates went negative in Switzerland there was a huge upsurge in people installing safes.

10 ( +11 / -1 )

derive Ray? Should be derisory!

Oh for an edit button!

5 ( +5 / -0 )

There are two extremely high-paying jobs in the Japanese entertainment industry, these days:

Hosts or Hostesses

JAV actors or actresses

Both of them are highly involved with Yakuza. Fortunately, the Yakuza profits from these industries gradually decline over the years.

There is more about Satomi-chan.

https://www.tokyoreporter.com/crime/av-starlet-yuria-satomi-targeted-by-intruders-in-meguro-residence/

From several years ago.

https://www.tokyoreporter.com/entertainment/adult-video/porn-starlet-exposed-by-the-tokyo-tax-office/

Thanks to Covid-19 and a declining economy. People like her will make enough money to plan fleeing the country in the long term.

Obliged to pay the ridiculous taxes in Japan have forced many (really and real) rich people to flee Japan in droves.

9 ( +9 / -0 )

Just "googled" her . Good publicity this for her.

3 ( +4 / -1 )

From several years ago.

https://www.tokyoreporter.com/entertainment/adult-video/porn-starlet-exposed-by-the-tokyo-tax-office/

It sounds like she was getting huge sums of money from several rich fans, one the president of a "non-profit"(!), and tried to get out of paying tax on it. There is only so much cash you can receive from another person before the transfer tax (joutouzei) kicks in. As it should because without a transfer tax, all income could simply be dismissed as "presents" or "compensation" ("isharyo" as Yuria claimed here), in which case no-one would ever pay income tax. From the comment in the TR article, it sounds like she did pay some tax on it. Maybe some more "tax" was supposed to go to some other interested party.

It should be obvious, but none of this justifies robbery at knifepoint.

7 ( +7 / -0 )

Just shows how the world of porn is linked with sleazy underworld types.

Drama queen detected !!.. Loooool !!

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Sounds like an inside job.

Go Gadget go !!..

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Sounds like an inside job.

Go Gadget go !!..

Slippery business all around.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Mix with that type of crowd, expect the worst.

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

Obliged to pay the ridiculous taxes in Japan have forced many (really and real) rich people to flee Japan in droves.

Sigh. The OECD defines tax burden as government revenues from all sources at all levels of government as a proportion of GDP. Japan trades places with the US and South Korea occasionally with the third lowest overall tax burden in the developed world, meaning the three dozen member states in the OECD. Only Mexico and Turkey, those two paradigms of economic prosperity and government probity, regularly have lower tax burdens than Japan. The Japanese tax burden is routinely ten percent lower than the OECD average. Fleeing Japan over high taxes is, therefore, a claim not informed by fact.

-2 ( +5 / -7 )

She isn't even famous in Japan, so she wants to be anyhow before time running out and thus, this plan?

But Don't these porn actress retire after they turn early 30s and settle down in their most fan's location, Indonesia and Phillipines?

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

Inside job, Yakuza thugs, they have no limits

3 ( +3 / -0 )

@Ego Sum Lux Mundi

Just shows how the world of porn is linked with sleazy underworld types.

There is 0 correlation between porn and being robbed. People are robbed everyday.

As for people wondering why she keeps ¥6M in her home, my response is that this is Japan and home tends to be the primary savings account for most people here.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

@ JJ Jetplane There is 0 correlation between porn and being robbed. People are robbed everyday.

Learn to read Mr. Porn Apologist-

[ Police are questioning them on...how they knew that Satomi had that much money in her condo. Satomi told police that while the two men were searching her apartment, they were wearing earphones, as if they were listening to someone telling them where to look. ]

Obviously an inside job, i.e. yaks who know her through porn.

Porn is a sleazy world where young women are tricked, trafficked, and exploited. People who try to defend it are on the same level.

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Satomi told police that while the two men were searching her apartment, they were wearing earphones, as if they were listening to someone telling them where to look.

Simple commonsense will tell you it was an inside job! She needs to make less friends.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Sigh. The OECD defines tax burden as government revenues from all sources at all levels of government as a proportion of GDP. Japan trades places with the US and South Korea occasionally with the third lowest overall tax burden in the developed world, meaning the three dozen member states in the OECD. Only Mexico and Turkey, those two paradigms of economic prosperity and government probity, regularly have lower tax burdens than Japan. The Japanese tax burden is routinely ten percent lower than the OECD average. Fleeing Japan over high taxes is, therefore, a claim not informed by fact.

Those countries, with neoliberal policies, have the highest and increasing poverty rate in the OECD.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26b9P-Z4tts (Look at Japan's poverty rate)

If you are dirt poor, you are not obliged to pay taxes. The only screwed people are the Middle Class.

Low Tax Burdens can mean many things. It can also mean that the poverty and inequality also rise among those nations. Less people are paying the taxes due to their declining socioeconomic backgrounds.

Again, you do not take the whole data into the big picture consideration.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

MeiyouwentiOct. 28  05:40 pm JST

35 seems to be a bit too old to be a porn actress.

BION, a famous stripper/porn star in California a few years ago put on a show to celebrate her 80th birthday. She was 'Tempest Storm'.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

This story seems to be very popular among my coworkers. Lol. They are all believing that she faked this incident. They say its because she wasn't really famous or popular and now she is getting a lot of media coverage and followers on social media.

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JJ JetplaneToday  01:12 pm JST

This story seems to be very popular among my coworkers. Lol. They are all believing that she faked this incident. They say its because she wasn't really famous or popular and now she is getting a lot of media coverage and followers on social media.

Andy Warhol did say that everybody will be famous for 15 minutes.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

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