• Kyodo


The Chilean wife of a former housing authority executive who was arrested this week in Tokyo over a suspected 1.42 billion yen embezzlement case said Thursday she has no intention of returning the money her husband gave her.

Anita Ester Alvarado Munoz, 29, told reporters in a restaurant she owns in Santiago that she will not return the money, claiming it was given to her by her 44-year-old husband, Yuji Chida, who was arrested Monday.

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