Several Japanese lawmakers have been implicated in the scandal. Photo: AFP

Japanese lawmaker admits receiving US$9,000 in Chinese casino bribery scandal

  • Mikio Shimoji said an employee at his office accepted an envelope with 1 million yen in October 2017 from an adviser to a Chinese gambling company
  • The money was not declared in campaign or political funds and expenditure reports, ‘something I extremely regret’, he said
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Several Japanese lawmakers have been implicated in the scandal. Photo: AFP
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