Ippei Mizuhara, Shohei Ohtani’s Ex-Interpreter, Pleads Guilty To Fraud After Stealing Almost $17M From Him, Faces Up To 33 Years In Prison

Mizuhara Ippei leaves federal court following his arraignment in Los Angeles, California, on May 14, 2024. Mizuhara, a former interpreter for Shohei Ohtani, agreed to plead guilty to illegally transferring approximately $17 million from the baseball star’s bank account to repay gambling debts. (Photo by Frederick J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images) James Myers of OANTuesday, […]

Ex-Shohei Ohtani interpreter Ippei Mizuhara pleads not guilty

LOS ANGELES — A former interpreter for Los Angeles Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani pleaded not guilty Tuesday to bank fraud and tax fraud charges, a formal step ahead of a plea deal struck with federal prosecutors in a wide-ranging sports betting case. It is. Prosecutors say Ippei Mizuhara stole about $17 million from Otani in […]

Ippei Mizuhara, Shohei Ohtani’s Interpreter, To Plead Guilty, Faces Up To 33 Years

Los Angeles Dodgers introduce Shohei Ohtani LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 14: Shohei Ohtani speaks with translator Mizuwon before being introduced by Los Angeles Dodgers players at Dodger Stadium on December 14, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. I’ll talk to Ippei. (Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images) OAN’s Avril Elfie4:53 PM – Wednesday, May 8, 2024 […]

Shohei Ohtani opens up about Ippei Mizuhara gambling investigation

Shohei Otani spoke out during an investigation into gambling allegations against his former interpreter. After Ippei Mizuhara was indicted this week on serious bank fraud charges for allegedly stealing $16 million from Ohtani to cover gambling debts, the Japanese superstar opened up about the circumstances. The Dodgers designated hitter said he is “grateful” for the […]

Shohei Ohtani’s ex-translator Ippei Mizuhara turns himself in

Shohei Ohtani’s former interpreter, Ippei Mizuhara, turned himself in to federal authorities a day after being indicted on bank fraud charges for allegedly stealing more than $16 million from the Dodgers two-way superstar. According to ESPN. Mizuhara, who is a close friend of Otani and has worked with him since 2017, is in federal custody […]

Interpreter Ippei Mizuhara Allegedly Stole $16M From Shohei Ohtani

In this photo taken on March 16, 2024, Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Dodgers attends a press conference at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul prior to the 2024 MLB Seoul Series baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Dodgers Showing the athlete (right) and his interpreter, Ippei Mizuhara (left). San […]

Shohei Ohtani without ‘buffer’ with Ippei Mizuhara fired: Dave Roberts

As questions linger over the status of Shohei Ohtani’s former interpreter, Ippei Mizuhara, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has announced that he hopes to have a positive impact on the baseball superstar’s connection with his new teammates. An attempt was made to change the overall direction in a positive direction. Mizuhara was Ohtani’s closest friend in […]