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/ Sep 12, 2018

Three Mitsubishi Materials units indicted over data fabrication

Tokyo prosecutors said Wednesday they have indicted three subsidiaries of Mitsubishi Materials Corp. and the former presidents at two of the units over suspected product data fabrication. The subsidiaries — Mitsubishi Cable Industries Ltd., auto-parts manufacturer Diamet Corp. and Mitsubishi Aluminum Co. — allegedly violated ...

Kobe Steel expected to be indicted in data fabrication scandal

Jul 12, 2018

Kobe Steel expected to be indicted in data fabrication scandal

Kobe Steel Ltd. is expected to be indicted over a data fabrication scandal that rocked the manufacturing industry, as police are set to refer the company to prosecutors possibly next week, sources familiar with the matter said Thursday. The actions are likely to be taken ...

Nov 4, 2015

Building pilings scandal widens; piling worker 'apologizes' to mother

Asahi Kasei Construction Materials Corp., beset by a faked construction-records scandal, says a worker who fabricated data for pilings beneath a tilting condominium in Yokohama manipulated figures for at least eight other facilities nationwide. The facilities include a business hotel in Aichi Prefecture, a public ...