• Kyodo


A 66-year-old man involved in defrauding rock star Eikichi Yazawa out of 27 million Australian dollars (1.9 billion yen) was imprisoned for one year by the Brisbane District Court on Thursday, court officials said.

Harunobu Fukusato, from Saitama Prefecture, pleaded guilty to five charges, including forgery, dishonesty and failing in his duties as a company executive, a court registrar said.

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