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Citizen Watch falsifies data

Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Citizen Watch Co. said Friday that an electronic parts unit has sold switches and censors by lying about where they were produced.

The company also revealed that the subsidiary, Citizen Electronics Co., based in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi Prefecture, fabricated quality test data for light-emitting diodes. The same day, the major watch maker demoted an executive of Citizen Electronics who was allowing the misconduct to go on and effectively dismissed President Yoshihiro Gota and another executive of the subsidiary who was involved in the wrongdoing.Speech

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