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SKorea: ‘Room salon emperor’ bribery cases continue to mount

By Sat, Jun 16, 2012 7:26AM UTC 0 Comment

Original article in Korean is at this link. The major crimes division of the Seoul Central Distrct Prosecutors Office has called in four police officers for questioning in the “Room Salon Emperor” Lee Gyeong-baek case. On the June 15, prosecutors called in Lieutenant Park, who is assigned to the Samseong-dong area of the Gangnam district,...

Bribery scandals besmirch Seoul police

By Thu, Apr 05, 2012 11:22AM UTC 0 Comment

Last week’s arrest of the “room salon emperor” was followed by the nabbing of the “loanshark king,” and prosecutors are uncovering the bribery these men engage in to stay out of prison. 58-year old Mr. Choi, the nation’s largest loanshark who was arrested on the 3rd on charges of criminal intimidation and extortion, has been...