This is a notice from the Shimane Prefectural Police.

For foreigners and related parties

Account transfer/selling is prohibited

The number of accounts in the name of foreigners used for special fraud is increasing.

  • When moving out of the country, such as when returning to the country
  • When you no longer use your bank account or cash card

It is a crime to transfer or sell your passbook, cash card, or savings account to another person.

Please do not do this as it will be a violation of the Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds. (imprisonment for one year or less, or a fine of one million yen or less, or both)

Please warn those who are related to foreigners for employment etc. so that they will not be complicit in crimes.