Buy & Sell
Urasoe City Police arrested a 43-year-old city civil servant, Saturday, on suspicion of selling pornographic DVD discs to other city office workers. The man allegedly sent e-mail to other city office workers two months ago soliciting buyers for porn discs that he had produced himself. After the arrest, police searched the man’s house and confiscated a computer and several DVDs containing pornographic material.
Urasoe City worker nabbed for selling porn DVDs
Date Posted: 2002-12-14
According to investigators they have so far identified eleven workers in the city office who have admitted buying the discs. Police is suspecting that there are many more buyers. They are also investigating where the originals came from.
The suspect was reportedly in charge of computer security systems at the city office, and has high knowledge of computers. He has also consulted on computer security in the Prefecture and other public offices, and is highly regarded as a professional in the field.
Urasoe City Mayor Mitsuo Gima said that he was in a state of shock when he heard of the arrest. “I’m so disappointed. Obviously we have to educate our staff so that this kind of scandal never happens again,” Gima said.