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Saitama cop arrested for indecent acts with 15-year-old-girls

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A 28-year-old police officer was arrested under Child Welfare Laws on Tuesday, for allegedly taking indecent photos and videos of two 15-year-old girls at a hotel, police said.

Police said Naoto Takagi, an officer at Tokorozawa police station, became acquainted with the two third-year junior high schools via a cell phone Internet site, and arranged to meet them in a hotel on Oct 11 last year.

Police said he paid the girls 30,000 yen to take photos and video of them in bikinis and their school uniforms, but offered another 40,000 yen to take footage of them nude, and is accused of touching their lower bodies. He is also accused of engaging in indecent behavior with one of the girls at the same hotel again on Oct 17.

Takagi has admitted to the allegations and said that while he knew his actions were wrong, he gave in to his sexual desires.

The incident came to light after the mother of one of the girls became suspicious after noticing her daughter had a lot of cash, and informed police.

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The cop is an idiot and deserves everything the law throws at him, but the girls are no angels either. Don't teenagers have any morals or self-respect anymore? I'm glad I am not the father of a teenage girl. I wouldn't know how to teach her not to do this sort of thing.

Any parents of teenagers out there? How do you instill decency and self-respect in your kids?

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The incident came to light after the mother of one of the girls became suspicious after noticing her daughter had a lot of cash, and informed police.

incredible that the mother went that far. Good Mother.

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I thought when this Kids browse their cell phones throughout the train ride,walk ways,in malls,on their bikes is about doing something educative but only to find out its about finding who`s gonna be hooked.Thi is so sad.How many cases are going unoticed?

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It's great to finally read that not only did the mother notice that her daughter had some extra cash, but she did something about it. More parents need to pay more attention to their kids.

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I thought law emforcement types in Japan were supposed to be cracking down on these mobile-based Internet dating sites targeting teens, not using them.

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ok. Maybe i can understand the desires. Afterall 15-25 year old girls all look alike and act alike. But, desires must be controled, otherwise we have hecticness!!Way to go mom! Wish more parents are more active in their childrens lives.

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Good on the mother.

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The suspect, if found guilty, needs to do serious time. Beyond that, this is the triple crown winner of JT stories.. a crime against a child, an allegedly corrupt cop AND it happened in Saitama!

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so so wrong

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For every one of these guys that are caught, another 100? 1000? more? are not. We will never know how deep this problem goes.

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I thought law emforcement types in Japan were supposed to be cracking down on these mobile-based Internet dating sites targeting teens, not using them.

perhaps he was assigned to the crack down unit and being an open junior idol fan, he was noted to be perfect for the job by his superiors.

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What is the next cop who is going to get caught thinking right now as they hear of this???? No doubt "I'll never get caught...I'm too smart". When are these guys going to get on with protecting the public instead of being a public nuisance???

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I wonder which is worse, lecherous cops or cops that take kickbacks. Cops are not all saints, but neither is everyone in every other profession.

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No harm no foul? Geeez man that is why there are laws in place, to protect "normal" people from people like you.

70,000 yen is a lot of money for pictures, even if nude. I wonder how much he paid for the second encounter. That is over $1000 for nude pics and one s e x night.

A little pricey methinks.

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Just another day in Saitama...

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He should have made a deal for less cash because of their inexperience. Then mom would never have seen that she had a lot of cash.

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I wonder if the total was 70,000 for each girl. If so, then this guy was putting up a lot of cash. Very sick.

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dude's already finished. Job loss, family disowns, and to top it off the famous settle outta court money in Japan. The girls will play the victim and the dude is another 30,000 plus suicide....

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Still waiting for the "Cops as crooks" news category.

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and at the end of the day... the one true thing that sells out everything in Japan are little girls in bikinis.... I hear its 5% of the GDP with the porn racket...and these two are already lined up for extra cash. Guaranteed.

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Concur with most here that this guy is a scumbag, but still wondering how long will it take before Japan also holds these young girls accoutable for their action.

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Disgusting behavior for any man, made even more despicable by the fact that he is a cop. Yes, good on the mother for noticing that something was up. Parents really have to be aware of what their kids are doing and monitor their use of the internet. I hope this man is put a way for 5 years! Scary to think of how much this is going on...

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after noticing her daughter had a lot of cash, and informed police.

Sounds like a jealous mother to me, not a good mother.

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The incident came to light after the mother of one of the girls became suspicious after noticing her daughter had a lot of cash, and informed police.

Finally! I'm always wondering what parents of schoolgirls engaged in enjo kosai are doing when their daughter comes home with outrageously expensive brand name products. Don't they ever suspect something? They aren't buying them with that 700 yen/hr part-time job. Good to see the parents caring for a change!

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Yet another perv Japanese man, and yet another perv japanese ;po9licemen - it is never-ending, and it shows us that there are serious social issues in the upbringing of Japanese men in this country. Sicko pervert.

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Good on the mother for noticing there's something wrong going on. She did what moms are supposed to do

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Don't they ever suspect something? They aren't buying them with that 700 yen/hr part-time job. Good to see the parents caring for a change!

Don't break out the champagne yet. I think there are still the 90% of mothers here who do little or no follow-up when they see their daughters sporting LV, Chanel, etc. Sad, but true.

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i wonder if the girl did this with a boyfriend, will the parents sue the boyfriend?

Just wonder about the other side of the story wherein there is a possibility that the girl flirted. might be that the girls done this with another man before...

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oh btw...again JT...its not arrested. the guy surrendered.

Moderator: Someone who turns himself in can then be arrested.

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its not arrested. the guy surrendered.

You mean to tell us he surrendered and they still didn't arrest him? The cops are bad but surely they aren't that incompetent.

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......Indecent behavior .........??? is saying the guy had sex with underage girls too taboo for japan???

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Phew. It's been a couple of weeks since the last dirty cop story. I was starting to get worried.

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"little girls in bikinis"

These girls aren't that little.

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kenji keitel

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What happens in Saitama, stays in Saitama (hopefully).

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Kids at a certain age should also be held accountable. Say, 13 and up. They should have a separate charge if they willingly participated in any indecent act. This would have a huge impact on these kinds of cases.

There is no doubt in my mind that most of the children who do these acts for money KNOW what they are doing. And in the case of this article, I am positive the girls knew that it was wrong.

Both parties should be taught a lesson. Otherwise, it only encourages the girls who get away with it.

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Our daily dose of titillation. Thank you JT.

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I don't see why you guys get so angry about these incidents. It's just an agreement between a girl and a guy. She wanted money, he wanted sex. Simple. This trade has beeen going on forever, and it will continue long after we're dead and gone. Ok so she's not legally an adult yet, but she clearly knew what she was doing. There was no coercion here. Just a deal, money for sex. I don't have a problem with this and I don't think her age alters the situation drastically either.

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sigh not again ...

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Japan maybe a safe country but when I lived there I noticed many things that were disturbing. Older businessmen fondling young girls on trains was the most disturbing. I have never seen a country where so many policemen are brought up on charges of taking indecent photos of young women. What is going on here ? Corruption is one thing but this is something really sinister at work.

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15 Year old girls know exactly what they are doing. They should be charge with prostitution. He should be charged for being just plain stupid.

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Besides there are thousands of pictures of teenage Japanese girls on the internet. Did he really need to take some of his own?

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jaystak, there are many people who need money and so money for sex is ok? The many kids in school need money for the various things and so it's ok to sell sex? I would prefer that there be some sort of control and the kids get some basic education. After becoming adults, the decision to exhibit and sell their body is no one's concern.

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smart mom. Thank god they exist. Devilish girls.

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The thought just occurred to me, they really ought to chuck the female school uniform. They're of no use anymore. Cold in the winter, too enticing, abused by their wearers. Put everyone in slacks and maybe some of these guys will cool down and chase older women.

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What an idiot. Ruined for what??

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