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Parents of candidates trying to enter Teikyo University’s medical department are believed to have paid more than 2 billion yen a year in a suspected backdoor admission scandal, according to sources familiar with the case.

Staff at a prep school for medical universities, relatives of the university president and brokers are suspected of soliciting anxious parents for huge “donations” ahead of the announcement of test results.

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