Prosecutors in South Korea have requested a warrant for the arrest of the Deputy head of the Samsung Corporation Lee Jaena in connection with his involvement in the corruption scandal. About it tells Yonhap.
As suggested in law enforcement, in 2015, the businessman has authorized the transfer to the accounts of the company, registered in Germany and owned by Choi sung-SIL, a friend of President Park Geun-Hye, a 22 billion won ($18.3 million).
These funds, according to prosecutors, could be a fee for support of the merger of the two Samsung affiliates in contravention of the existing legislation.
January 13 Whether Jean was called in for questioning, which lasted 22 hours. After talking with investigators, the top Manager did not answer the journalists ‘ questions. Law enforcement reported that the Deputy head of Samsung partially admitted his guilt.
If Jeena — part of a series of investigations that ensued after the beginning of the political crisis in South Korea. The reason was the story of a friend of the President — fortune tellers Choi sung-SIL. She was accused of pressure on dozens of major firms with the purpose of transfer of their money in two non-profit Foundation. In case of figures, the sum of 77.4 billion won ($65.6 million). The former second assistant to the President Jeong Ho song accused of transferring friend of the President classified information. On 9 December, the Parliament voted for the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye. This decision must, within the 180-day period to approve or cancel the constitutional court.