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Man stabbed, robbed of ¥2 mil outside Naha apartment


A man in his 30s was attacked and robbed of 2 million yen just after he left his apartment in Naha, Okinawa, police said Sunday.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 4:10 p.m. Saturday. The man was leaving his apartment with a shoulder bag containing the cash, when he was accosted by two men on the stairs, local media reported. One of the attackers stabbed the man in the left leg and thigh, while the other man grabbed his bag.

The victim managed to call 110. He was taken to hospital where doctors said his wounds were not life-threatening.

Police said the man operated a bar and the cash in his bag was to pay his employees.

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So how did they know he would be leaving his apartment with 2mil in cash.

A lot to be said for using Furikomi to salaries to staff . . . . .

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it all sounds rather fishy to me.

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Easy case for the police to solve, an insider job for sure.

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Disgruntled ex-employee?

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Not random. Planed.

Organized crime behind that ?

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Sounds fraudulent and planned

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I was told by an old homeless guy that I had known for a while, that lives under the bridge at Nominoe’, there’s plenty of Yakuza in Okinawa….you just never HEAR about them, they like it that way.

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4pm Sunday in that heat?

No way they “waited” till he came out.

Not too staged. What was it? A YouTuber prank?

Next time use paypay buddy.

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Can be everything…type of crime looks quite a bit yak, current or former employees wanting be sure to get paid and only get it look like yak crime and even set in scene with self injury by the victim himself to only let it look like yak or employees but to save the money as a whole sum, let’s say for corona economic difficulties for example. Too less details, let’s wait, but the strange and fishy part of the victim so much cash carrying and immediately taken away, especially there in that more average poorer hotspot, that’s surely quite a point.

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The whole situation is suss. Who in their right mind carries around that much cash? Has the man never heard of a bank? I bet that money's tainted.

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Inside job. Find out why they knew he would exit the apartment with 2 mio in cash.

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In defense of the Guy that got Robbed I actually believe his story it simple makes to Provide Money to those type of employees due to beginning a Sunday no creditable check cashers available that they can use.

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You never should carry a lot of cash around with you, always pay with bank transfer or by credit card.

It's not only about robbery, but more about lost (and hopefully found again...)

it's also about any dispute, if done by bank transfer or creditcard you can always prove how much you paid, to whom, and on which date.

I do my best nothing to have to do with cash money, I never have more than yen 10.000,- in my wallet when going out.

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who the hell pays their employees in cash?? The banking system here is so antiquated it's ridiculous....I saw a post above about no cheques being cashed on a Sunday........cheques?!?! This is 2021 not 1921!! There is no need for pay cheques, wage packets or cash in bags to pay employees direct...........

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