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Cambodia to deport 19 Japanese cybercrime scam suspects

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Wow, not long ago I watched Australia 60 minutes about a group of online scammers in the Philippine who targeted Australian citizens and the amounts of money involved was staggering. Glad to see Cambodia deporting them. Scammers based in India are the masters of all scams, watch out.

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The people would have to be extremely gullible if they were "lured" there and held captive. They could have easily walked out of their hotel rooms, no?

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@Mark

Wow, not long ago I watched Australia 60 minutes about a group of online scammers in the Philippine who targeted Australian citizens and the amounts of money involved was staggering.

Japanese are terribly naive compared with Australians, I can't imagine how many victims would be there if the language barrier was as low as with English.

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@JeffLee

The people would have to be extremely gullible if they were "lured" there and held captive. They could have easily walked out of their hotel rooms, no?

Depends on what the threat on their families lives were. Or what kind of blackmail they held over a captive.

They do say it was an organized crime syndicate not hard to imagine they get your name and address that you provide them and they get somebody to take photo's of the house the people living there then show you the photo's and tell you if you don't do what you are told...

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 In many cases, these operations are controlled by Chinese organized crime groups.

No surprise there

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In many cases, these operations are controlled by Chinese organized crime groups.

I would say that comment is off topic, and only intended to stir anti-"Chinese" sentiment. Whether it is true or not, maybe, I have personally intercepted a burglar or two trying to break into the house, and they were not Japanese.

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There are lots of scammy people in the world and that includes Japanese, unfortunately

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The organised criminal group was japanese, not chinese. Scamming is common in japan and by japanese.

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Would it be fair to say that a majority of Japanese citizens (not expats) with residence in countries like Cambodia, Thailand, and Philippines are involved in criminal activity?

Japan and its government has no problem saying that about foreigners living in Japan.

In many cases, these operations are controlled by Chinese organized crime groups.

Japan, its government, and the companies who operate in Japan seem to love their "Whataboutism" excuse!

See how they added that deflection at the end!

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They are all Japanese.

I'd like to see the sats that back upon your claim.

What claim? I never made a claim. I'm citing the article.

I'd like to see the sats that back upon your claim that the article isn't true.

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