The Deutsche Motors headquarters were raided by prosecutors investigating the allegation that Kim Kun-hee, wife of former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-yeol, was involved in stock price manipulation. Prosecutors are expected to summon Deutsche Motors Chairman Kwon Oh-soo soon to investigate Kim's involvement
. Reporter Bae Jun-woo reports.
Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office, which is investigating the allegation that Kim Kun-hee, wife of former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-yeol, was involved in a stock price manipulation case, seized and searched the headquarters of Deutsche Motors.
It has been a year and six months since Choi Kang-wook, chairman of the Open Democratic Party, accused Kim of stock price manipulation in April last year.
The Deutsche Motors stock price manipulation case relates that Chairman Kwon Oh-soo manipulated the stock price with Mr. Lee, who was known as a so-called player in the stock market between 2010 and 2011. is.
In 2013, the police conducted an internal investigation into all these allegations, but it did not lead to a formal investigation.
At that time, it was known that the police internal investigation report contained information that Mr. Kim was introduced to Mr. Lee through Chairman Kwon.
Prosecutors have recently requested arrest warrants for three people, including Lee, who is known as an expert on stock manipulation.
Among them, one was arrested, and one is under review today (8th).
However, the key figure, Mr. Lee, has lost contact and his whereabouts are unknown.
Prosecutors, who started the search and seizure, are expected to follow the procedure of summoning Deutsche Motors Chairman Kwon Kwon to investigate.
Prosecutors are also expected to summon Kim Gun-hee to inquire about whether it is true that he actually paid the money and whether he made a profit.
(Video coverage: Yang Doo-won, video editing: Kim Jong-tae)
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