TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police are seeking the help of the public in locating a man suspected in the swindle of an elderly woman in Taito Ward earlier this year, reports TV Asahi (July 23).
In April, the perpetrator posed as a member of the Financial Services Agency upon arrival at the residence of the 87-year-old woman. He then collected four bank cards from her.
The suspect then used the cards to withdraw 4.46 million yen from her accounts via a nearby ATM machine.
In security camera footage released publicly by police, the perpetrator is showing wearing a dark suit, white shirt and glasses. Believed to be in his 20s, he has a breathing mask over his face.
Persons with information on the case are advised to call the Shitaya Police Station at 03-5806-0110.