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Employment associations 'misused 220 million yen'
The Board of Audit has found that employment associations in 29 prefectures misused about 110 million yen that was paid by the Japan Organization for Employment of the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (JEED), as fees for carrying out its operations over an eight-year period until fiscal 2007, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.
According to sources, an audit by the board revealed that the public bodies had spent the money provided by JEED for dining, fraudulent business trips and other purposes.
In a probe conducted last fiscal year, the board also uncovered the misuse of about 110 …