Prosecutors to build case over Kadokawa link with Olympics bribery

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Prosecutors are looking to build a case against officials of Kadokawa Corp. on charges of bribery over payments made to an entity run by an acquaintance of Haruyuki Takahashi, a former Tokyo Olympic organizing committee executive already embroiled in other cases of suspected corruption, sources close to the matter said Monday. The publishing company gave 70 million yen ($500,000) over 10 installments to the consulting firm run by Takahashi's acquaintance, and prosecutors are investigating whether the acquaintance may have asked Takahashi to help Kadokawa be chosen as a sponsor for the 2020 Tok...

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