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Olympus sues its own president, executives over accounting scandal

Brian Heater
01.09.12
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Remember that super crazy Olympus accounting scandal we told you about a couple of weeks back? Yeah, well, it just got a lot crazier. The camera maker filed suit in Japan yesterday against its own president, Shuichi Takayama and 18 other past and present executives over the deal in which it worked to conceal $1.7 billion in loses. On top of that, current board members have agreed to resign, moving aside for investors to vote on new management for the company.

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