Japanese suspect Mitsuhiro Taniguchi  arrives at Narita International Airport east of Tokyo. Photo: AP
Japanese suspect Mitsuhiro Taniguchi arrives at Narita International Airport east of Tokyo. Photo: AP
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Indonesia deports Japanese Covid fraud suspect – US$7.3 million in government funds stolen

  • Mitsuhiro Taniguchi was transported to a police station for interrogation after landing at Tokyo’s Narita airport
  • He is accused of taking part in a fraud scheme that netted several million dollars in government funds intended for small Japanese businesses affected by coronavirus

Japanese suspect Mitsuhiro Taniguchi  arrives at Narita International Airport east of Tokyo. Photo: AP
Japanese suspect Mitsuhiro Taniguchi arrives at Narita International Airport east of Tokyo. Photo: AP
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