Shin Kanemaru

March 1993
U.S. News & World Report;3/22/93, Vol. 114 Issue 11, p19
Announces that 78-year-old Shin Kanemaru, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's ultimate power broker, was arrested last week by Japanese authorities and charged with tax evasion. A search of his home and office uncovered $50 million in bearer bonds and hundreds of pounds of gold bars; The ruling party has faced a series of scandals in the past five years.


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