A former customs officer who was excluded from the customs inspection for the container containing the imported goods was detained in the request of the company side.

The Incheon District Prosecutor's Office arrested a former Incheon headquarters customs employee A on suspicion of misconduct such as public electronic records,

Mr. A is charged with asking for the company, accessing the Customs Service's electronic clearance system, and excluding him from the container containing the imported goods.

Mr. A has left the country before leaving for the inspection of the customs authorities, and has recently returned to Japan after a prosecution investigation by the Customs Service was conducted.

The prosecution is continuing to investigate whether Mr. A received the money from the company or whether the goods excluded from customs inspection were contraband.

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