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Prosecutors raided Mitsubishi Materials Corp. subsidiaries last month for alleged product data fabrication that violated a law preventing unfair competition, sources close to the matter said Thursday.

The nonferrous metal giant is among a host of Japanese manufacturers mired in product data tampering scandals, including Kobe Steel Ltd., which was indicted in July over the fabrication of quality data.

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