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Toy firm allegedly bribed ex-Tokyo Olympics executive


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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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another Dentsu affiliation. Surprise surprise !!!

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

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bribery, so just another Tuesday in Japan?

this is just the culture already

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

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

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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.

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Can't wait to see Soumeity behind bars.

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