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Dentsu officials admit to Tokyo Olympic test event bid rigging


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I’m sure that with it being a local corruption case, we can get a few bows in, send none of the big boys to jail, have something else come into play as a distraction, and mission accomplished.

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Dentsu is a criminal organisation which can continue to commit its crimes of corruption, embezzlement and theft unpunished. It has been doing so for decades. I have moved my sports marketing company after 7 years out of Japan as my investors, staff and myself did not find a level or fair working platform. Even though we were a continuously profitable company I would not stand by anymore seeing federations and companies continue to hire Dentsu in return for kick backs. They were and are fully lined up again and hired for this years swimming WC in Fukuoka, for the 2025 WC Athletics by JAAF, by the Asian Games Nagoya 2026 and of course the Sapporo bid committee. Disgraceful. For all concerned

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Considering the fact that the Japanese government is an unofficial subsidiary of Dentsu, nothing could ever happen to Dentsu executives.

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Say it out loud.

Nothing will happen to Dentsu ever!

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I doubt anyone in Dentsu was illegally held for 3 weeks without telling anyone of their detainment! They must have played the name game (Tell me an executive or LDP member you know!). Eventually a fall guy will be selected, and they will get a "golden parachute" for a deep bowing, retiring, and taking one for the team.

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Finally things are getting interesting, not likely that the top officials of Dentsu will be caught but at least the company is apparently being investigated seriously.

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They should chase these guys in the same manner and vigor they went after Ghosn.

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That's a dreadful view of Tokyo.

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Worst - and most corrupt - Olympics since 1936.

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@tamanegi, the only thing that's dreadful about that view of Tokyo is the fake Statue of Liberty and the Olympic rings on that old scow.

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Another gold medal to Dentsu in the category of All-Round Dodginess.

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They were big rigging and didn't even know it because it how big business is done in Japan.

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the only thing that's dreadful about that view of Tokyo is the fake Statue of Liberty and ...

They should put that statue where it belongs - on top of a love hotel.

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I'm sure they'll be justly punished... errr... rewarded.

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So! The true finally comes out!

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They should put that statue where it belongs - on top of a love hotel.

I’m fine with that. I’ll just avoid that place.

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Why is the statue of Liberty, displayed in Japan

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The Olympics are over, so no problem

-3 ( +0 / -3 )

Looking forward to see those Dentsu tops faces once that 50万円 fine hits them, definitely not gonna do that again.

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Its the ol takahashi fall guy routine. Out of all 2000 letters in this "tear jerker"

ONLY non-nameless is this short straw guy. Hope he kept his Rainy day stash safe for all his trouble.

Reading this is like a list of urges, join hands and will considers.. Whose writing this?

Several officials ?? Nameless Faceless

bid rigging contracts??? Nameless

related to test events??? Nameless

a source familiar with the matter say ??? Nameless Faceless

Try it like this :

A said to B san, We got Looters gone wild.Olympic bid rigs looting, they came clean!

OMG?? Who?

Sorry hombre´ Sin Cara Sin Nombre Sin Número

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Perhaps a we will make sure the process isn't rigged next Olympics is in order.

Doubtful though.

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Maybe with COVID, they were just trying to be efficient, so nobody lost huge sums of money.

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Mr Bach will be furious.

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Back in 2014, Dentsu had 2-3 floors of their office block dedicated to the Olympics, a few years before the events in this article. The were very well prepared and well briefed.

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Bach is the dirtiest of all the scoundrels…

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Dentsu involved with bid-rigging and corruption....and in other news the sky was blue today, and the grass was green.

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