It is known that former Ssangbangbang Group Chairman Kim Seong-tae recently testified to the prosecution that he had remitted 3 million dollars for Democratic Party leader Lee Jae-myung's visit to North Korea.

Also, when CEO Lee Jae-myung was governor of Gyeonggi, it was said that the chief of staff of the governor came to condolences to the mother of former chairman Kim Seong-tae. 

This is reporter Sagong Seong-geun.


Former Ssangbangul Chairman Kim Seong-tae, who completely denied any relationship with CEO Lee Jae-myeong after being repatriated from Thailand,

[Kim Seong-tae/Former Ssangbangul Group Chairman (last 17th): Lee Jae-myeong has never called, but he does not even know the phone number , Anyway, I'm a person who lacks a lot...


However, it is reported that he recently admitted to the phone call during the prosecution's investigation.

In 2019, former Chairman Kim attended a company meeting with North Korean figures in China regarding the North Korean mineral business rights with Lee Hwa-young, Vice Governor of Gyeonggi Peace at the time.

At this meeting, former vice-governor Lee called and changed CEO Lee Jae-myung, and is known to have stated that he heard the word "thank you" from CEO Lee.

Some changes also appeared in the claim that Ssangbangul's remittance to North Korea was 'for economic cooperation projects'.

Former Chairman Kim said that he remitted 5 million dollars for the purpose of creating a North Korean smart farm in Gyeonggi-do twice in January and April 2019, and in November of that year he sent an additional 3 million dollars for the visit of Gyeonggi Governor Lee Jae-myung to North Korea It is known that he said he did.

In addition, the circumstances of sending an official letter requesting a visit to North Korea by the Gyeonggi-do delegation in the name of Governor Lee Jae-myung at the time were also raised.

Representative Lee Jae-myeong dismissed it as 'the prosecution's new novel'.

[Lee Jae-myeong/Representative of the Democratic Party of Korea: It seems that the prosecution's new novel has been published, but it will not sell well given the previous creative skills.]

In the midst of this, in 2019, at the funeral of former Chairman Kim's mother, the chief secretary of the Gyeonggi Governor's office, who had no acquaintance with former Chairman Kim, paid condolences. At the mother's funeral of CEO Lee Jae-myeong, there is also a statement that a member of the double-bang-wool paid mutual condolences, such as coming to condolences.

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