Japanese police officer comes up with cute reminder to help people not get scammed over the phone

Originally published on Sora News by Scott Wilson

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His pun-game is almost as strong as his origami-game.

Scams are as prevalent in Japan as anywhere else in the world, especially over the phone where scammers pretend to be relatives asking for money.

Thanks to government efforts to spread awareness of the scams, people are much more wary of them now and can avoid them, but that doesn’t mean they’ve gone away.

Recently Japanese Twitter user @DynamiteNaoki received such a phone call, and when he informed the police, he got this unexpected, adorable response:

▼ How does an origami bunny help to prevent scams?? Well….
(Translation below)

先日の振り込め詐欺の事で110番したら、近くの派出所から警察が来てくれた。
帰りに「何かいらないチラシありますか?」と言われたので渡すと、ウサギを折ってくれた。
これを電話の近くに置いて「うっ、詐欺!?」と思い出して気を付けて下さいとの事
千葉県警に提案しているけど採用されないとの事😅

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