Ex-head of ADK ad agency convicted in Tokyo Olympics bribery case


A Tokyo court on Wednesday sentenced the former president of major Japanese advertising agency ADK Holdings Inc. to a suspended prison term for bribing a Tokyo Olympic Games organizing committee executive in 2021.

The Tokyo District Court sentenced Shinichi Ueno, 69, to a prison term of two years, suspended for four years, after being accused of paying around 14 million yen ($100,000) to Haruyuki Takahashi, 79, who exerted influence over the committee’s sponsorship and marketing contracts.

The ruling was one of a series of Tokyo Olympic bribery cases involving Takahashi, who has been charged w...

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