The former president of a subsidiary in Tokyo of the IT company "E-Guardian" listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange had a financial company buy a fictitious receivable last year, and the Metropolitan Police Department suspected of fraudulently defrauding about 100 million yen. Was arrested.

The person arrested was Yuji Sawai (39), a former president of Gres Avail in Minato-ku, Tokyo, a subsidiary of E-Guardian, an IT company listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, from May to July last year, there is a suspicion of fraud, pretending to have accounts receivable from an existing company and having a financial company in Tokyo buy it and cheating about 100 million yen. ..

There is a suspicion that the documents were forged to make it look like there was a transaction, and it is believed that the illegally obtained money was used for the working capital of the company and the repayment of its own debt.

It was discovered in an internal investigation of "E-Guardian", and the former president was dismissed in August last year, and the company was merged into another subsidiary.

The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the details of the suspected deception of cash in a similar manner.

The approval or disapproval of the former president has not been disclosed.