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At least 2,439 complaints about dubious sales schemes related to quake, tsunami and nuclear damage have been reported to the National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan since the triple disasters occurred in March.

According to a Kyodo News survey released Saturday, around ¥970 million has already been paid out for suspicious goods and services, including exorbitant house repairs, flawed radiation gauges and water filters touted to remove radioactivity.

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