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Don't draw a curtain on 'Moritomo Gakuen' scandal

Citizens and lawmakers outside the Kinki Financial Bureau building in Osaka rallied against the government trying to sweep the 800-million-yen discount 'Moritomo Gakuen' scandal, which involved former Prime Minister Abe and his wife Akie, under the rug. (Dec.23, Osaka City)

The curtain was suddenly drawn on a damage lawsuit filed by the wife of ex-Finance Ministry Kinki Finance Bureau official Akagi Toshio looking into why he had killed himself.

Akagi was allegedly driven to suicide after being forced to falsify documents related to the “Moritomo” scandal. In the lawsuit, Akagi’s wife demanded that the government fully explain how and why the falsification was made.
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