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Kansai Electric Power Co. said Wednesday that among 20 staff who received benefits from a former official of a town hosting one of its nuclear plants, two executives responsible for the utility’s nuclear business were each given gifts valued at over ¥100 million.

The firm’s disclosure of additional information about the money scandal, said to involve more than a dozen officials, has re-exposed collusive ties between the nuclear industry and government officials.

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