The person arrested was De Van Lam (31), an unemployed Vietnamese who lived in Ibaraki province. According to police, De was arrested for violating the Road Transport Vehicles Act, using a copier to falsify the May and June automotive inspection mark (seal).
The number of counterfeit car inspections is estimated at around 600, they were sold on his own Facebook, which was connected to around 4,000 Vietnamese living in Japan.
According to cross-examination, several buyers applied for the counterfeit inspection seal, he came to earn about 3.6 million yen, admitted by the accused.
Police are checking the actual situation, presuming that the counterfeit seal has also spread to Vietnamese criminal groups.
Ethnamites arrested is the largest by country
According to the Police Agency, 17,260 crimes were committed by foreigners in Japan, and the number of Vietnamese crimes arrested by police across the country last year was 6,040, representing 35% of the total. It has more than tripled in the last 10 years, the highest number by country.
In addition, the number of crimes reported by Vietnamese in the six months to June this year was 2,994, again the highest by country.
According to the Police Agency, the Vietnamese were responsible for 80% of crimes committed last year.