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FBI arrests attorney for prominent Hawaii business as part of expanding corruption probe

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – There’s been another arrest in the high-profile federal case against former city Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro, Hawaii News Now has learned.

Early Tuesday morning, the FBI moved in on attorney Sheri Tanaka’s California home, taking her into custody in connection with the alleged conspiracy.

Tanaka represents Mitsunaga & Associates, the engineering and architectural firm caught up in the public corruption scandal.

Tanaka was indicted last week Thursday by a federal grand jury.

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Hawaii News Now was in the courtroom when the jury foreperson announced the superseding indictment and Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Wheat asked the magistrate judge for an arrest warrant.

Tanaka was previously listed as co-conspirator 1 in the original indictment handed down in June.

Kaneshiro and Dennis Mitsunaga, along with employees of Mitsunaga’s company ― Terri Otani, Chad McDonald, and Aaron Fujii ― were…

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