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LDP lawmaker group suspected of underreporting political funds

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So tie with Unification Church it's not all the surprise? There's still always another things.

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A different support body for Sonoura separately reported it had earned a total revenue of 10 million yen through three parties held between 2017 and 2019.

Accept responsibility, bow, apologize for the confusion and loss of trust.

Watched a Japanese documentary program about the tax office and there were tax agents waking up an elderly man early in the morning in a rural home and threatening to confiscate his kei truck he used for his livelihood for some oversight in his tax reporting.

If the politicians and corporate executives defrauding the public on a daily basis were faced with such measures, would there be fewer cases?

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Watched a Japanese documentary program about the tax office and there were tax agents waking up an elderly man early in the morning in a rural home and threatening to confiscate his kei truck he used for his livelihood for some oversight in his tax reporting.

Looters and Looting. 80 more years!!

And I know what you mean. These guys Loot the place. GEt caught. Take a bow here take a bow there..

Few softball slo pitches and… cut to commercial. Back next episode to steal some more taxes over here Dont report tax over here, prosecuters leave a msg. Hey buddy, get it together or one of these days… empty promises. Looters Dont Pay it back. 80 more years!! Where is the suit recruit?

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More of Shinzo Abe's closest friends continuing where he left off!

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LDP lawmaker group suspected of underreporting political funds

Weren't there 2 foreigners that were imprisoned and tried for the exact same thing (although the funds were corporate and not political) ??

Why the difference in treatment??

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An organization of ruling Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Kentaro Sonoura is suspected of failing to report 40 million yen in political funds, sources close to the matter said Wednesday.

> Questioned by Tokyo prosecutors on a voluntary basis, a secretary of Sonoura has admitted that a portion of the revenue from fundraising parties has gone unreported.

40 Mio JPY = "a portion of the revenue".

I should have gone into J-politics.

Anyway, we know the routine: the LDP-tool will bow and apologize, with (at best) his secretary or accountant take the fall.

They are investigating whether the fifth-term House of Representatives lawmaker, who has served posts such as a prime minister adviser, himself was aware of it.

@Numan

More of Shinzo Abe's closest friends continuing where he left off!

Funny, exactly the same thing popped into my head.

I wonder, was Sonoura advising the PM about accounting matters, perhaps? (#sarcasm)

Endless corruption, endlessly...

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It just goes to show that individual party-affiliated politicians and their support groups should not be allowed to solicit, receive or manage any financial donations. As the arrangement suits the LDP so well though, I'm sure it will never change.

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