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The Tokyo District Court will hand down rulings July 3 on former Olympus Corp. Chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa and two other defendants who have been accused of covering up the company’s massive investment losses.

The financial scandal came to light in October 2011 when then Olympus President Michael C. Woodford, a British national, blew the whistle on dubious accounting related to the manufacturer’s corporate acquisitions.

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