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Shohei Ohtani’s Translator Surrenders to Federal Authorities Over Fraud Allegations

Posted on AllSides April 12th, 2024
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Ippei Mizuhara has been charged with stealing over $16 million. Ippei Mizuhara, the former interpreter for Los Angeles Dodgers star pitcher and outfielder Shohei Ohtani, who allegedly stole more than $16 million to cover his gambling debts, surrendered to federal authorities Friday. Mr. Mizuhara, 39, of Newport Beach, California, is charged with felony bank fraud, which has a statutory maximum sentence of 30 years in federal prison. Mr. Mizuhara appeared in the United States District Court in downtown Los Angeles for his initial appearance on Friday afternoon, where the judge...

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