National / Crime & Legal Mar 24, 2016

Police raid Toyo Tire's headquarters, eye criminal charges

Police raided the headquarters of Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., its subsidiary and two other relevant businesses for alleged fraudulent labeling in connection with a data falsification scandal, investigative sources said Thursday. A string of incidents involving 154 facilities that installed substandard earthquake shock absorbers ...

Police gear up to search JR Hokkaido

National Feb 12, 2014

Police gear up to search JR Hokkaido

Police were set to search the head office of Hokkaido Railway Co. on Wednesday over the railway operator's alleged falsifications of maintenance data, investigative sources said. The search, also targeting four other locations, including JR Hokkaido's maintenance offices in Onuma and Hakodate, follows a criminal ...