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The Tokyo High Court on Monday upheld a lower court ruling that a former official of a test-coaching school serve 11 years in prison for defrauding parents out of 517 million yen by pretending to offer backdoor admission deals to medical schools.

The high court dismissed an appeal by Yukio Tosa, 67, who pleaded not guilty during his trial before the Shizuoka District Court but admitted to part of the charges in the high court, and upheld the lower court ruling of last June.

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