Kobe Steel Admits Possible Data Fabrication

TOKYO, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Kobe Steel Ltd on Wednesday confirmed a media report that there may have been data fabrication in iron powder products. The Yomiuri newspaper reported Japan's third-biggest steelmaker may have fabricated data on iron powder products used typically in components such as automotive gears. The company is currently investigating the issue, a spokesman said. The revelation follows a disclosure over the weekend that the company had fabricated data to falsely show ...

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