Shohei Ohtani’s translator reportedly discussing plea deal around alleged $4.5m theft

  • Ippei Mizuhara allegedly took millions from star’s account
  • Plea deal will absolve Ohtani of any wrongdoing

Shohei Ohtani’s former translator plans to plead guilty to federal crimes related to the alleged theft of money from the Los Angeles Dodgers star, the New York Times and ESPN reported on Wednesday.

Ippei Mizuhara was fired by the Dodgers last month after admitting that he stole at least $4.5m from Ohtani, the biggest star in baseball, to pay off gambling debts.

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