Olympus shareholders seek damages for share price drop: source

Mon Jan 23, 2012 1:03am EST
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OSAKA, Japan (Reuters) - Shareholders of scandal-hit Olympus Corp will file a lawsuit against the company as early as Monday, seeking more than 200 million yen ($2.6 million) in damages over the fall in its share price, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

($1 = 77.1200 Japanese yen)

(Reporting by Yoshiyuki Osada; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)

<p>A man walks past signboards of Olympus Corp outside its showroom in Tokyo January 12, 2012. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (</p>