Ex-Tokyo Olympic exec indicted 4th time in bribery case

五輪汚職事件 組織委元理事を4回目の起訴 受託収賄の罪

TOKYO, Nov 10 (Kyodo) - Prosecutors on Wednesday brought a fourth indictment against a former Tokyo Olympic executive on charges of receiving bribes totaling around 54 million yen ($370,000) from a major advertisement company and a firm that sold stuffed dolls of the games' mascots.

In the widening scandal that has tarnished the image of last year's Olympics and Paralympics, the latest indictment adds to previous accusations against Haruyuki Takahashi of accepting bribes from three other companies in return for helping them be selected as a sponsor or a marketing agent of the global event.

The bribes allegedly received by Takahashi, who was a member of a now-defunct Tokyo Olympic organizing committee, now total 196 million yen. ...continue reading

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