The Asahi ShimbunThe Asahi Shimbun

Skimming machines that look like terminals for POS systems are believed to be manufactured with 3-D printers. (Provided by Trend Micro Inc.)Skimming machines that look like terminals for POS systems are believed to be manufactured with 3-D printers. (Provided by Trend Micro Inc.)

A fake card insertion slot for an automated teller machine. It is believed to have been made with a 3-D printer. (Provided by Trend Micro Inc.)A fake card insertion slot for an automated teller machine. It is believed to have been made with a 3-D printer. (Provided by Trend Micro Inc.)

A man who has admitted to making handguns with a three-dimensional printer has been arrested on suspicion of violating the Swords and Firearms Control Law, in Japan’s first criminal case involving guns made with a 3-D printer.