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Yamada Juna sentenced to 1,5 years in prison

Former SKE48 Yamada Juna prison

Former SK48 member Yamada Juna reportedly cried in court. 

Juna was sentenced to 1 year and 6 months in prison, her lawyer hoped for a suspended sentence. 

Decision will be made on December 2nd.

Yamada Juna and 3 other people acknowledged the contents of an indictment for financial fraud involving binary options at Nagoya Court on June 25. 

It is alleged she deceived a man, contacted via a dating site, about making money.  

They were alleged running a binary options financial scheme, that may have cost 100 people about 58 Million Yen (US$530,000).