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Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • South Korea
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  • February 20 2012

A former police general commissioner, Mr Kang Hee-rak has had his jail term and fines reduced by a Seoul appellate court who dismissed part of the lower court’s conviction for bribe taking

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • South Korea
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Former aide to South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, Mr Kim Hae-soo has been sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment with a two-year suspension for taking bribes and illegal political funds

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • South Korea
  • -
  • January 19 2012

An aide to a brother of President Lee Myung-bak has been arrested for allegedly taking bribes from the chairman of SLS Group, Mr Lee Kuk-chul, in return for business favours

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • South Korea
  • -
  • February 20 2012

A Grand National lawmaker, Mr Koh Seung-duk, claims that an aide to former party leader and National Assembly Speaker, Mr Park Hee-tee, offered him millions of won in cash to buy his vote ahead of a chairmanship election in 2008

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • South Korea
  • -
  • February 20 2012

Korea Communications Commission Chairman, Mr Choi See-joong has resigned following an investigation into the bribery influence-peddling allegations involving his close aide

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • South Korea
  • -
  • November 18 2011

Diesel-engine maker, Tognum AG, is reportedly being investigated by public prosecutors following bribery allegations relating to multi million Euro payments in South Korea for defence-related goods