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U.S. database found no records of fingerprints requested by Japanese police in 2021

  • February 28, 2022
  • , Nikkei evening edition
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Nikkei wrote yesterday that according to the National Police Agency, it made 2,089 requests to the FBI last year to cross-reference the fingerprints of suspects based on the bilateral “Cooperative Agreement in Preventing and Combating Serious Crimes.” However, the U.S. database containing the fingerprints of 79 million individuals found no matching records.

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