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Olympus chairman pleads guilty to fraud
Tsuyoshi Kikukawa along with two other executives admit to hiding losses of electronic firms accounts to the 1990s.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2012 05:20 GMT
Olympus charged over accounts scandal
Camera maker and six key figures charged with scheming to hide $1.7bn in financial losses from balance sheets.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2012 09:26 GMT
Ex-Olympus executives held in fraud probe
Former president of Japanese camera giant among seven people arrested for alleged roles in concealing $1.7bn of losses.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 11:18 GMT
Olympus sues executives over cover-up
Electronics manufacturer takes legal action against 19 current and former executives after $1.7bn accounting scandal.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2012 10:01 GMT
Panel clears Olympus of organised crime links
Investigative panel find no links between global tech giant's accounting scandal and Japanese crime bosses.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 11:52 GMT
Ex-CEO tells Olympus board to step down
Former chief executive says Japanese company "could survive" scandal involving $3bn in covered-up losses since 1990s.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2011 19:00 GMT
Ousted Olympus CEO to meet board in Tokyo
Michael Woodford, who blew lid on irregular financial practices of $1.4bn, flies to Japan in bid to win role back.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2011 11:34 GMT
Former Olympus VP probed in financial scandal
Executives at the camera-manufacturing giant are accused of hiding decades worth of financial losses from stakeholders.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2011 01:25 GMT
Japanese giant Olympus admits cover-up
In a reversal, Tokyo-based company admits a series of corporate acquisitions was used to mask massive losses.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2011 14:40 GMT
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