• Kyodo


The Chiba Prefectural Government reprimanded 2,245 employees Friday for billions of yen in accounting irregularities and said they will be forced to repay about 27 percent of the funds.

The irregularities add up to some ¥3.28 billion when combined with an additional ¥300 million in false orders recently uncovered, the prefecture said.

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