Ex-Toyota Executive Julie Hamp Released – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Wednesday, July 08, 2015

TOKYO—Former Toyota Motor Corp. executive Julie Hamp was released from custody by Japanese prosecutors without charge Wednesday, 20 days after she was arrested in Tokyo for allegedly importing tablets of the painkiller oxycodone without permission.

The arrest cost Ms. Hamp, a 55-year-old American, her job as chief communications officer at the world’s biggest auto maker, from which she resigned June 30. Prosecutors said they believed…


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