Former Livedoor Co. executives are now suspected of booking fictitious transactions and revenues in 2005 as well as those earlier reported for the year to September 2004, investigative sources said Thursday.

Ryoji Miyauchi, then chief financial officer, told his deputies last February to prepare documents to book fictitious transactions and revenues from two Livedoor units, the sources alleged.

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