Japan's 'dark gig' economy linked to series of brazen daylight robberies

TOKYO, May 17 (South China Morning Post) - A botched robbery of a Rolex watch store in Tokyo's glitzy Ginza district reportedly has all the hallmarks of what are known as yami baito or “dark part-time jobs” in Japan.
The teenage suspects arrested in connection with the incident say they do not know each other and were doing the sort of casual work that is often posted online to attract people hunting for a fast, but risky source of cash.

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