Nov 25, 2015

Cabinet minister Shimajiri accused of violating Japan's political funds law

A citizens’ group has filed a criminal complaint against Cabinet minister Aiko Shimajiri, accusing her of violating the political funds control law. Shimajiri’s ministerial portfolio includes responsibility for Okinawa and Northern Territories affairs. The complaint alleges that the Liberal Democratic Party’s second chapter in ...

Nov 25, 2013

Activists file criminal complaint against Tokyo governor

A citizens’ group has filed a criminal complaint against Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose for receiving ¥50 million from a hospital chain at the center of his campaign money scandal, sources said Monday. The group headed by Tamaki Mitsui, a former public prosecutor, sent the ...

MRI faces criminal complaint over losses

May 31, 2013

MRI faces criminal complaint over losses

Japanese clients of MRI International Inc., a U.S. investment company suspected of mismanaging assets, filed a complaint Thursday with Tokyo prosecutors and police alleging fraud. The complaint against Edwin Fujinaga, president of Las Vegas-based MRI, was filed with the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office ...