Headquarters of Mainichi Newspapers in Tokyo, which also received a threatening letter. Photo: Alamy

‘I will make fake medicine containing cyanide’: letter threats sent to major drug firms in Japan

  • Blackmailer said they would sell the poisoned drugs unless they were given millions of won worth of bitcoin
  • Letters were sent under different names, including Shoko Asahara, the executed Aum Shinrikyo cult founder, and people linked to gangsters
Topic |   Crime

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Headquarters of Mainichi Newspapers in Tokyo, which also received a threatening letter. Photo: Alamy
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