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Improprieties Result in 20 Million Yen Loss for Kumamoto Prefecture

Improper accounting practices regarding about 100 million yen from FY 2003-2008 means that several departments of the Kumamoto prefectural government will lose a total of 20.7 million yen. The prefecture’s final report on these losses includes a request that 5,400 people reimburse the prefecture, including retirees. Gov. Ikuo Urashima commented, “I hope we soon recover the trust of the prefectural citizens.”

Published: Mar 20, 2009 / Last Updated: Mar 20, 2009

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