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It's extremely regrettable, and I urge businesses to stop these inexcusable acts.


Labor minister Norihisa Tamura, commenting on 81 fraudulent applications for employment adjustment subsidies totaling 700 million yen since the coronavirus began. Under the subsidy program, the government covers allowances companies pay to workers put on temporary leave.

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Name and shame those businesses.

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What do they expect. Japanese business leaders collectively have fewer morals than a colony of headlice.

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Economic situations must have been so dire that everyone does actual, shameless, non-stealthy frauds to survive.

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The world obviously has come to a state where everyone quickly grabs whatever that is not fixed or secured in time. Survival of the greedy...

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So prosecute them for fraud. Simple!

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It'd be mighty regrettable for the businesses when they end up in court on fraud charges.

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