Sonic the Hedgehog co-creator Yuji Naka arrested in Japan on suspicion of insider trading

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Yuji Naka, the co-creator of Sonic the Hedgehog, has been arrested by the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office for insider trading.

According to Fuji News Network, the problem arose after Naka purchased 10,000 shares of stock in developer Aiming while employed at Square Enix in 2020.

Both companies were co-developers of the Dragon Quest Tact mobile game. The special investigation unit claims Naka knew of “important information about the new game,” which led Naka to…

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