crime

Toy firm allegedly bribed ex-Tokyo Olympics executive

20 Comments

The requested article has expired, and is no longer available. Any related articles, and user comments are shown below.

© KYODO

©2022 GPlusMedia Inc.

20 Comments
Login to comment

I'm shocked...SHOCKED!!!!

5 ( +12 / -7 )

When will Dentsu get it's collar felt....

11 ( +14 / -3 )

Suspended sentence.

2 ( +10 / -8 )

Never saw this coming.

3 ( +10 / -7 )

Tokyo 2021. Worst Olympics ever - and the disaster just keeps giving!

8 ( +15 / -7 )

I AM SHOCKED!! Olympics officials being bribed??!?! NO way!

5 ( +11 / -6 )

The real big fish are still untouched, but at least some of the companies involved are being brought to the light, maybe the next time they will think twice before joining an enterprise so obviously corrupt as the games were. Knowing nobody can guarantee their deeds will be hidden forever may go a long way to keep them honest.

5 ( +7 / -2 )

This is the NORM here, it is NOT a bribe, it is what most people call it a GIFT.

6 ( +9 / -3 )

This is the tip of an enormous iceberg. Mr. Ishihara himself was never made to account for the money that disappeared in the bidding process, despite telling the public that every yen would be accounted for. How many brown envelopes stuffed with cash would have surrounded the event itself? I wonder why they are only gunning for Mr. Takahashi. He must have upset the wrong people.

4 ( +6 / -2 )

How about this, I am willing to bet that at any major event in Japan, someone is going to get paid under the table to get the job done, Guaranteed and I will win every single time.

The prosecutors don't even have to investigate, just hand out indictments to all involved and about 20% will stick.

0 ( +4 / -4 )

When will the connection to the LDP be exposed? With this much money floating around, some LDP politicians surely had their hands out as well.

7 ( +8 / -1 )

another Dentsu affiliation. Surprise surprise !!!

This is type of business dealing is rife in all big industries in Japanese. Has been for decades.

1 ( +5 / -4 )

bribery, so just another Tuesday in Japan?

this is just the culture already

-1 ( +3 / -4 )

Japan Marketing 101 - just pay the influential guy who is responsible.

0 ( +3 / -3 )

I used to buy clothes at Aoki. But last time, went for the first time to Aoyama.

4 ( +4 / -0 )

I can promise you EVERY company that got a merchandise contract with the Olympics had to pay Takahashi. Dirty money for a dirty games. To believe he was a sole operator is a joke. You have the military-industrial complex but this is the sports-business complex. Takahashi should go to prison for a long, long time.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Can't wait to see Soumeity behind bars.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

How long can the J-cops tapdance around Dentsu without raiding their offices?

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

Login to leave a comment

Facebook users

Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts.

Facebook Connect

Login with your JapanToday account

User registration

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites