Japan's Kobe Steel data falsification scandal widens to more products
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
TOKYO, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Kobe Steel Ltd. on Friday admitted to falsifying inspection data on nine other products, widening the scandal of the embattled steelmaker who said earlier in the day that it had shipped wire rods for automobiles that did not meet safety requirements.
The latest revelations come on the heels of Kobe Steel Ltd. Chairman and President Hiroya Kawasaki warning a day earlier that there may be further cases of falsified data than have been previously disclosed.
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