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(From The Yomiuri Shimbun/Daily Yomiuri)
Gang preyed on disabled to get licenses
Resident registers of mentally handicapped people have been illegally obtained to get new driver's licenses in the names of the disabled people in Kanagawa Prefecture, sources said Wednesday.
According to the sources, the Kanagawa prefectural police have found at least 10 driver's licenses illegally issued in the names of mentally handicapped people.
These licenses have been used to borrow money from consumer loan companies and take out contracts for cell phones, among other things, they said.
The Kanagawa …