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Rakuten Inc., the operator of Japan’s largest Internet shopping mall Rakuten Ichiba, admitted Friday that it had handed over credit card numbers and other personal information on its customers to nine companies that run shops on the network.

Rakuten said it has been getting complaints from shoppers upset about receiving junk mail at the e-mail addresses they used to conduct transactions with Rakuten and other incidents.

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