Japanese man, 71, arrested for calling phone company 24,000 times to complain, police say

A Japanese man was arrested for allegedly calling a phone company — a whopping 24,000 times — to complain to them about his contract, police said.

Akitoshi Okamoto, 71, was taken into custody last week for apparently inundating KDDI Corporation's customer service department with toll-free phone calls over an eight-day period.

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"He demanded that KDDI staff come to him to apologize for violating his contract," a police spokesperson said of the situation, according to AFP. "He also repeatedly hung up his calls immediately after placing them."

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Okamoto also allegedly called the customer service line from public payphones.

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He was arrested on suspicion of "fraudulent obstruction of business," according to investigators.