Suspect was accused of fraudulently selling voting coupons for the group's General Election
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Japan’s top all-girl pop group
Suspect told police, 'I used the money to repay debts'
Suspect told police, 'There are facts in arrest warrant and there are also areas that are different from the facts'
Suspect proposed marriage to Iwata at a 'handshake' event in 2013
Suspects are believed to have created about 800 fake identification cards while accumulating ¥4.6 million in sales
Income was concealed through the creation of fake orders placed with a fictitious company
Kaori Inagaki, 20, suffered a broken occipital bone after she tumbled off the stage during the last song of the group's concert at Saitama Super Arena on Sunday
Yuta Niizuma of Top Lead appears on a weekly television program on TV Asahi with member of idol group AKB48
Defendant and accomplices worked together to pull out the ballots contained inside the plastic cases to vote for favorite AKB48 members
Police: 'The present situation regarding information leaks is at crisis level'