South Korean prosecutors alleged illegal secret fund initiated the investigation of former president Lee Myung-bak


South Korean prosecutors alleged illegal secret fund initiated the investigation of former president Lee Myung-bak

Lee Myung-bak "suspended" of the Supreme People's Procuratorate initiated the investigation of the Han

Xinhua news agency, Beijing (reporter Zhang Jing) in December 23, prosecutors said 22 days, according to former president Lee Myung-bak alleged illegal secret fund case, South Korean prosecutor's office, in which the Supreme Procuratorate has set up a special investigation team to investigate.

The case is related to a company named DAS. The company is mainly engaged in auto parts, the largest shareholder of Lee Myung-bak's brother Li Xiangen.

Prosecutors suspect that the company set up a total of 12 billion won yuan (73 million 290 thousand yuan) secret fund under the name of others, so as to achieve embezzlement of public funds and tax evasion purposes. And Lee Myung-bak was referred to as the real boss behind the company.

The prosecutor investigated the case in 2008, but it was found that Lee Myung-bak was not guilty. In December 7th this year, a non-governmental organization and a lawyer association over crimes, sued the DAS company behind the real boss and the special committee was in charge of the investigation.

They accused Lee Myung-bak of embezzlement, tax evasion, and crime of concealment and dereliction of duty.

The more the "black material" is exposed.

Lee Myung-bak served as president of the Republic of Korea from 2008 to 2013. In recent years, the prosecution of South Korea increased the investigation of many senior officials during Lee Myung-bak's administration, and suspected that they intervened in South Korea's political situation by illegal means, including interfering in the 2012 presidential election. Lee Myung-bak himself was also accused of becoming a defendant in many cases.

In September of this year, Pu Yuanchun, the mayor of Seoul, sued Lee Myung-bak and Yuan Shixun, the former director of the national intelligence academy, and the other 8 people. They suspected that they had committed crimes such as libel, illegal intervention in the political situation and abuse of power, and asked the prosecution to investigate.

After only a few days, the 5 movie stars including Wen Chenggen, veteran actor comedian Kim Meihua, submit the indictment, "cultural circles blacklist", called for an investigation of Lee Myung-bak, Yuan Shixun, Pu Jinhui and Kim Qichun government intelligence officials 8 people.

In addition, in response to Lee Myung-bak's alleged abuse of power to help his brother recover investment funds, the prosecutor launched an investigation in October this year. Because the matter involves more than 10 years ago shocked the nation's major "BBK stock price manipulation case", South Korean media that the prosecution may "fanjiuzhang" re investigation of the case.

The progress of this series of investigations is highly concerned by Korean nationals. In the face of outsiders' guesses and accusations, Lee Myung-bak made a public voice in November this year, calling it a "retaliatory action" by a political opponent to him.

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