• Kyodo


A former executive of Japanese auto parts maker Denso Corp. will be jailed in the United States after pleading guilty to obstructing a 2010 investigation of a price-fixing allegation, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday.

The move was part of the department’s probe of price fixing in the auto parts industry in which it cracked down on 29 people, including the former Denso executive, and 26 companies including Japanese ones.

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