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PARIS | French prosecutors’ office: IOC member Tsunekazu Takeda placed under formal investigation for alleged corruption

PARIS  —Jan 11, 2019—French prosecutors’ office: IOC member Tsunekazu Takeda placed under formal investigation for alleged corruption. By Associated Press

PARIS | IOC marketing chair from Japan investigated for corruption

PARIS  —Jan 11, 2019—International Olympic Committee marketing chair Tsunekazu Takeda is being investigated for suspected corruption related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, France’s financial crimes office said Friday. The National Financial Prosecutors office said Takeda, who is also the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee, was placed under formal investigation for “active corruption” on Dec. … Continue reading PARIS | IOC marketing chair from Japan investigated for corruption

MONTGOMERY, Ala | Alabama AG to review if Senate race tactics violated law

MONTGOMERY, Ala.  — Alabama’s attorney general said Thursday that his office is reviewing whether allegedly deceptive social media tactics used in last year’s U.S. Senate race might have violated the law. Attorney General Steve Marshall told The Washington Post that reports about the effort are concerning. He said he wants to explore the issue, but … Continue reading MONTGOMERY, Ala | Alabama AG to review if Senate race tactics violated law

BRUSSELS | EU opens antitrust investigation of air ticket distributors

BRUSSELS — European Union regulators have launched an investigation into flight ticket distribution services on concerns that their agreements with airlines might result in more expensive plane tickets. The EU’s executive Commission said Friday that it has opened an antitrust investigation into Amadeus and Sabre, two major “global distribution systems” for airline tickets. The Commission … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU opens antitrust investigation of air ticket distributors