I believed in luck and rushed to the other side of the earth: how an elderly Briton got into a Japanese prison for transporting drugs

I believed in luck and rushed to the other side of the earth: how an elderly Briton got into a Japanese prison for transporting drugs

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Drug trafficking is one of the most profitable businesses. In pursuit of easy money, many people agree to become drug couriers. Someone goes to it consciously, and someone becomes a victim of scammers. A 67-year-old Briton was detained at Tokyo airport with 2.1 kilograms of drugs in his luggage. The grandfather claims that he was deceived, and asks for clemency.

What really happened, and what threatens the old man if the drug trafficking charges are proven, — find out the details of the high-profile case from our materialI believed in luck and rushed to the other side of the earth: how an elderly Briton got into a Japanese prison for transporting drugs, a grandfather from the UK is in a Japanese prison for his connection with a criminal group that involved him in drug trafficking.

67-year-old Frank Rodway has already spent six months behind bars, since the time when 2.1 kilograms of amphetamines were found in his bags at the Tokyo airport. A man got off a plane arriving from Mali, West Africa.I believed in luck and rushed to the other side of the earth: how an elderly Briton got into a Japanese prison for transporting drugsHis daughter, 45-year-old Laura, says that the elderly father was tricked into a criminal scheme. Grandfather was sent an email stating that he had inherited 8 million pounds (more than 7 billion rubles).I believed in luck and rushed to the other side of the earth: how an elderly Briton got into a Japanese prison for transporting drugsHappy Frank went to Africa to get "important documents" as required in the letter, and then flew to Japan to complete the process and get the money. Laura says the drugs were hidden in the luggage, without his knowledge.

All close grandfathers are shocked by what happened. The good-natured old man, who loved to dig in his garden, walk with his dog and have a glass of beer in good company, very rarely traveled long distances. On top of that, Frank has diabetes.The daughter immediately checked her father's email and found the ill-fated correspondence with African scammers.I believed in luck and rushed to the other side of the earth: how an elderly Briton got into a Japanese prison for transporting drugs

It shows that Frank undertakes to pay 2,500 pounds (219,000 rubles) from the amount of the "inheritance" for a flight from Manchester to Mali, via Morocco, because, at that time, the man did not have such money for tickets.The last letter indicates that Frank must fly to Japan to complete the deal and receive a huge inheritance.I believed in luck and rushed to the other side of the earth: how an elderly Briton got into a Japanese prison for transporting drugs

Laura and her family are waiting for a date with her father in a Japanese prison.I believed in luck and rushed to the other side of the earth: how an elderly Briton got into a Japanese prison for transporting drugs

They say they were not given the opportunity to bail Frank and were not allowed to release him on bail.Easy money is bait for gullible victims who blindly believe in a lucky chance.I believed in luck and rushed to the other side of the earth: how an elderly Briton got into a Japanese prison for transporting drugs

I believed in luck and rushed to the other side of the earth: how an elderly Briton got into a Japanese prison for transporting drugs

Caution and intelligence should go ahead of greed and euphoria from catching luck by the tail. Otherwise, you can say goodbye forever to the idea of a quiet and comfortable old age, which happened to the British pensioner.

Keywords: Scam | Airport | UK | Drug dealer | Inheritance | Fraud | Pensioner | Criminals | Old man | Prison | Japan

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