“Tokyo: Japanese police have arrested a man for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting more than 100 women who believed they were taking part in a medical study, detectives and local media said Tuesday.
Detectives say scores of women responded to adverts seeking volunteers for “clinical research measuring blood pressure during sleep” over two years to November 2013.”
“Vulnerable elderly residents in the Black Country have been conned out of thousands of pounds by two bogus workmen scaring pensioners into paying for so-called emergency repairs.
In some cases the crooks fled after being handed hundreds of pounds − never returning to carry out the promised labour − but they’ve also talked their way into homes and swiped cash behind victims’ backs.”
“According to a report issued by Telkom, it has been made aware of a recruitment scam promising successful candidates a paid “Telkom Internship” at the company upon payment of a “learnership fee” of R90.”
“An Alexadria man has been charged with impersonating a police officer after he pulled over an actual police officer, according to Prince William County Police. ”