100 Victims? Police Say Man Drugged And Raped Women, Sold Videos Of His Crimes To Porn Sites

Flickr / Franca Gimenez
Flickr / Franca Gimenez

According to Japanese authorities, 54-year-old Hideyuki Noguchi has confessed to drugging and raping around 100 women. He also allegedly filmed his crimes and made around $100,000 by selling the videos to porn sites.

Police say that starting in 2012, Noguchi began soliciting women via newspaper ads to participate in “clinical research measuring blood pressure during sleep.” Posing as a physician, he’d meet them at hotels and hot springs, whereupon he’d ply them with liquor and sleeping pills. After they lost consciousness, Noguchi would allegedly film himself raping them and later sell the films to porn vendors. It is unknown how many such films are currently in circulation.

Police say they have confirmed 39 of Noguchi’s victims. He faces a maximum of 30 years in prison if convicted. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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