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Man Rams Excavator into Prosecutors’ Office over Presidential Scandal

Man Rams Excavator into Prosecutors’ Office over Presidential Scandal

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – A 45-year-old man referred to as Jung (full name undisclosed) drove his excavator into the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office building in Seoul Tuesday, injuring a security guard and damaging the building’s entrance. The driver left Sunchang County, North Jeolla Province, early Tuesday morning in a truck carrying the excavator. He [...]

Korea Appoints First Black Belt Prosecutors

Korea Appoints First Black Belt Prosecutors

SEOUL, June 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea has appointed its initial ‘first-degree master prosecutors’.  The three prosecutors are being referred to as ‘black belt prosecutors’ for their exceptional expertise in criminal investigations.  The policy to appoint authorized master prosecutors was first implemented in 2013 by the Prosecutor’s Office. Only the best prosecutors from 173 investigative [...]

Koreans Question Thorough Investigation of Late Businessman’s Bribe Scandal

Koreans Question Thorough Investigation of Late Businessman’s Bribe Scandal

SEOUL, April 29 (Korea Bizwire) –A majority of Koreans doubt that the prosecutors’ office will be able to thoroughly investigate the bribe scandal of a late businessman. The People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy surveyed 1,000 adults on April 25 and 26 on the so-called “Sung Wan-jong List” scandal. Among the respondents, 53.5 percent said that [...]