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Keishu Tanaka

TOKYO — Keishu Tanaka, just appointed three weeks ago to the prestigious position as Japan’s justice minister resigned citing poor health after political pandemonium broke out over a magazine report that said he had associated with notorious gangsters from a Japanese organized crime syndicate  

 Keishu Tanaka admitted he had attended a mob  members wedding and a party hosted by a mobster boss  but said he had been unaware of their mob connections at the time. Read the New York Times story by Hiroko Tabuchi