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Former Olympus chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa , accompanied by his... News PhotoChairperson,Court Hearing,Entering,Horizontal,Japan,Law,Lawyer,Legal Trial,Tokyo - Japan,Tokyo District CourtPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPFormer Olympus chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa (C), accompanied by his lawyers, enters the Tokyo District Court for his first hearing of the trial in Tokyo on September 25, 2012. Scandal-wracked Olympus and three of its former top executives pleaded guilty in court over charges that they deliberately hid losses worth 1.7 billion USD after a series of bad investments. ikukawa apologised in Tokyo District Court and said he would take 'full responsibility' for the crime that came to light when his British successor blew the whistle roughly a year ago. AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS JAPAN OUT (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/GettyImages)