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A construction company linked to a late former deputy mayor of Takahama, Fukui Prefecture, at the center of a money scandal involving Kansai Electric Power Co. received orders worth at least ¥3 billion directly or indirectly from the Kepco group over four years, it was learned Wednesday.

In the four years from September 2014, the construction firm, Yoshida Kaihatsu, based in the town that hosts a Kepco-run nuclear plant, won orders from the power company and subsidiaries, according to Yoshida Kaihatsu’s engineering work records.

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