▲ Choi Seung-ryul, head of the National Investigation Headquarters of the National Police Agency, reveals the position of the investigation

The government joint special investigation headquarters (special edition), which is investigating the suspicion of real estate speculation arising from the Korea Land and Housing Corporation (LH), launched an investigation on 24 people, including the head of the Presidential Security Service and local government officials on the 23rd.

The special edition, centered on the National Police Agency's National Investigation Headquarters, was distributed to the Gyeonggi Southern Police Agency today in the case of one security officer commissioned by the Blue House and 23 local government officials and local public corporations commissioned for investigation by the government joint investigation group (joint group). I said that I did it.

As a result, the number of targets for internal investigation and investigation of the special edition increased from 309 to 333 yesterday.

It was confirmed that Mr. A, the head of the Presidential Security Service, purchased 413㎡ of land in the third new city area in September 2017 jointly with his brother's spouse and his family.

Mr. A has been placed on standby.

Mr. A's older brother is an incumbent LH employee.

If the 23 employees of local governments and local public corporations who are suspicious of speculation are categorized by their organization, Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi is the most, with 10, Ansan, 4, Siheung, and Hanam.

The rest are two of Bucheon City Corporation, and one each of Gyeonggi-do City Corporation, Gwacheon City Corporation, and Ansan City Corporation.

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