Kyoto City official arrested for bribery with old-timey gold coin

Originally published on Sora News by Master Blaster

Arrgh, me corruption’ll cost ye a shiny gold doubloon!

Kyoto is considered one of Japan’s richest areas of history and traditional culture. Loaded with centuries-old places and customs, even the Starbucks is historical in this city. It’s a reputation that the city takes so seriously, it appears that even when their officials become corrupt, they make sure it’s done in a classy, traditional way.

▼ Ninenzaka, Kyoto

On 1 March, Kyoto Prefectural Police charged Atsushi Kubo with bribery for accepting gifts in exchange for his influence as the director of Kyoto City Children and Youth Support. This

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