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Tokyo ad site for sex clubs hit by tax evasion probe

Shinichiro Fujita
Shinichiro Fujita

TOKYO (TR) – The Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau has sent the head of a company that runs Internet advertising for sex-related establishments to prosecutors on suspicion of tax evasion, it was learned on Wednesday, reports TBS News (Jan. 14).

According to the indictment, Shinichiro Fujita, the 39-year-old manager of Tetsujin, based in Shinjuku Ward, is alleged to have concealed 130 million yen in income by claiming fictitious external costs over the three-year period preceding September of 2013.

Fujita, who used the money for personal savings and to pay off a home loan, is liable for a tax bill of 34 million yen.

“I am reflecting on being morally responsible [for the matter],” a Tetsujin employee is quoted by the network.