Former interpreter Ohtani’s restraining order

Passport for release on the condition of 35 million won bail was seized

Interpreter Mizuhara Ifei, who is suspected of illegally gambling sports by stealing money from Shohei Ohtani, 30, of the Los Angeles Dodgers, was released on bail and paroled.
On April 13, 2024, Mizuhara Ifei, who translated Shohei Ohtani and was charged by U.S. federal prosecutors with bank fraud, appeared in Los Angeles District Court for questioning and parole for $25,000 bail.

Ohtani is a special star with a batting average of 276 ri (702 hits in 2,546 times at bat), 174 home runs, 445 RBIs, 440 runs, 87 steals, OPS.924 and 38 wins, 19 losses, and a 3.01 ERA in 86 games (481 ⅔ innings) by pitchers.
In 2021 and 2023, he was unanimously awarded the American League MVP.

Ohtani is the first player in Major League Baseball history to win more than two unanimous MVP awards.
Ohtani, who became an FA after the end of last season, signed a 10-year, $700 million contract with the Dodgers, becoming the biggest signing in professional sports history.
However, shortly after the opening two consecutive games against San Diego at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on March 20 and 21, 2024, it became controversial when it was revealed that an Itpay interpreter was fired for illegally gambling sports by stealing Ohtani’s money.

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Former interpreter Ohtani charged with bank fraud

U.S. federal prosecutors announced on the 12th that they had charged Yipay with bank fraud.
Mizuhara illegally transferred $16 million from Ohtani’s bank account to pay off his sports gambling debt, a federal investigation found.

Mizuhara transferred more than $16 million from Ohtani’s account without Ohtani’s permission between November 2021 and January 2024 to pay gambling debts to illegal bookmakers, according to an affidavit filed in the 36-page complaint from federal prosecutors.

In the process, he repeatedly impersonated Ohtani in a phone call with a bank employee.
Ohtani’s account, which Mizuhara used for illegal remittances, was opened with Mizuhara’s help in 2018.

In addition, the complaint affidavit states that Mizuhara made over 19,000 bets, won $142,566,769 for gambling, and lost $182,935,206.
The loss was over $40 million (about 55.4 billion won).

When Mizuhara’s illegal sports gambling became known, suspicions arose that Ohtani was involved.
But federal prosecutors had no evidence that Ohtani was aware of Mizuhara’s conduct.

It also fully cooperated with the investigation, with Ohtani submitting his mobile phone..

Mizuhara, who is under investigation by federal prosecutors, has made bail and is temporarily free.
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The conditions of the bail include “no gambling, including online at 토토사이트” “undergoing treatment for gambling dependence,” “return your passport and are prohibited from leaving the country,” and “prohibiting contact with Otani.”

On May 9, 2024, the charges will be admitted.
It is expected to be a guilty plea.

Ohtani suffered a temporary slump after the controversy over Ipay, but he recovered quickly and is playing with an OPS of 1.012 with three homers, eight RBIs, 12 runs and one stolen base in 15 games this season.
As a pitcher, he will not take the mound in the aftermath of elbow surgery in September 2023.

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