Shin Kanemaru

Shin Kanemaru (金丸 信 Kanemaru Shin), September 17, 1914 - March 28, 1996, was a Japanese politician. He was born in Imasuwa village (now Minami-arupusu city), Yamanashi Prefecture. He was a member of the Liberal Democratic Party and member of the faction of Noboru Takeshita. In 1992, he was indicted in the Sagawa Kyubin corruption scandal. He was charged with evading taxes on payments he had received from construction companies that were seeking political influence. He resigned and was arrested on March 13, 1993.

See also: Japan, Politics of Japan, List of Japanese politicians