• Kyodo


The Tokyo District Court gave a suspended sentence Monday to a former brokerage executive who helped Olympus Corp. falsify financial statements for the 2007-2010 business years to cover up massive investment losses at the company.

Akio Nakagawa, 64, was sentenced to 18 months in prison, suspended for three years, and fined ¥7 million for conspiracy with three former executives of the camera and medical equipment maker, the court said.

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