Japan - Oct 18
Japanese Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi's political funding organization and supporting body spent her political funds to provide over 2 million yen to businesses run by her relatives from 2010 to 2012. She explains that she used a closing store owned by her sister to buy gifts within the bounds of her political activities. She is asked more detailed explanation both from her own political party and from the opposition party.
Source: Nikkei Online