Tokyo Customs on Tuesday filed criminal complaints with prosecutors against an Osaka-based seafood company and two senior officials of the firm’s Tokyo branch office on suspicion of evading duties on imported octopus.

The move against Kanbe Co.; Katsuyuki Miyamoto, 56, business manager of Kanbe’s Tokyo branch; and another branch employee; follows criminal complaints filed against senior officials of major seafood firm Maruha Corp., the authorities said.

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