• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Police referred Kobe Steel Ltd. and four of its plant officials to prosecutors Tuesday over a scandal that involved fabricating data related to the quality of its products, investigative sources said.

The company and the officials from three of its domestic plants allegedly violated a law preventing unfair competition by systemically misrepresenting products that were used in the manufacture of cars, aircraft, space rockets and defense equipment.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)