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South Korean prosecutors raid Samsung in probe over scandal: Yonhap

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 07:15

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South Korean prosecutors raided the offices of Samsung Electronics on Tuesday as part of a probe over a political scandal involving President Park Geun Hye and her friend who is alleged to have exerted improper influence in state affairs, Yonhap news agency reported.

[SEOUL] South Korean prosecutors raided the offices of Samsung Electronics on Tuesday as part of a probe over a political scandal involving President Park Geun Hye and her friend who is alleged to have exerted improper influence in state affairs, Yonhap news agency reported.

The prosecutors' search is related to whether Samsung may have improperly provided financial assistance to a daughter of the president's friend, Choi Soon Sil, Yonhap reported.

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