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Real estate rental agent arrested over sexual assault of client in car

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Police in Sapporo have arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in her 20s in a car last October.

Police said Kota Fukushima, a real estate rental agent, is accused of sexually assaulting the woman at around 6:15 p.m. on October 14, Kyodo News reported. The woman was looking for a property at the time.

Police said Fukushima works as a broker for real estate agency F’s Life which has a franchise contract with Homemate, a property intermediary network, and operates four rental agencies in Sapporo City. 

Fukushima contacted the woman, claiming she needed to complete some necessary procedures for the property she was interested in. When the woman got into his parked vehicle in Sapporo City, he allegedly forcibly kissed her, among other obscene acts.

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"But, but, but that's how it works in internet porn films," thinks Kota.

4 ( +11 / -7 )

Last October?

So are we to assume this highly suspected sex fiend continued to work for three months before being arrested?

Ladies, NEVER go alone to a property inspection and if possible meet the agent at the location.

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Fukushima contacted the woman, claiming she needed to complete some necessary procedures for the property she was interested in

Now he lost his bonus, commission, freedom and his job, he should keep it professional. If he had any desire just put it to local karaoke bar, after all he got plenty from his bonus and commission.

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among other obscene acts

Wow! I wonder what happened.

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Lock the perv up. Sounds like a hijacking to me and sexual assault.

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More reason to not rent here. Hope he gets sued up the yin yang and publicly shamed for his heinous crime. The agency should be held liable, as well. Sapporo musicians should hold a charity concert to raise counseling funds and awareness.

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One thing I learned very fast while living in Japan , Real Estate business is the dirtiest industry in this nation, they are well protected and well skilled SCAMMERS. If you disagree please try renting an apartment or a building and see the games they will play , you will NEVER win or even get a fair contract.

6 ( +11 / -5 )

missing line like guy forgot what he did....

perv

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Looks like somebody misread the signals.

-6 ( +1 / -7 )

@Moonraker

Ofcourse you know lol

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

This sort of thing happens all over the world. Perhaps vert stiff punishment would deter it from happening. If this happened to a friend or my sister, I would be tempted to kick the guy hard enough to put him out of commission for a few months.

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Remember he worked hard for F's life.

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@Redemption

You want someone to answer your question and describe what happens in a sexual assault?

You can use your imagination.

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One thing I learned very fast while living in Japan , Real Estate business is the dirtiest industry in this nation, they are well protected and well skilled SCAMMERS. If you disagree please try renting an apartment or a building and see the games they will play , you will NEVER win or even get a fair contract.

I've been in the real estate business in Tokyo before, my goal was to help fellow foreign newcomers to comfortably settle in Tokyo. And then my boss kept pesting me.

"Don't show the 3 or 4 apartments available in the building, let him see 1 and say it might be taken by someone else the same day!"

"Why did you offer that large apartment for a single foreigner? We were saving that for a family that could pay more!"

"Why waste time driving the woman back to the station? Let her walk!"

"Why you are so kind?"

So I switched to a freelancer position where I was free not to deceive anyone while also helping as many people I could. You can't pay me enough to have a japanese boss ever again.

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