Japan is one of the safest, most peaceful countries in the world, which is why I chose to expatriate here in the first place. But every place, no matter how safe, has its threats and, as an ex-intelligence officer, it's my habit to ferret those out. Here are some of the things to watch out for if you're living in Japan- although some apply equally no matter where you are!

Scams in Japan

Safety Precautions

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