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  1. Arrested ex-President Lee declines to undergo questioningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | Korea Herald

    Former President Lee Myung-bak refused to undergo an interrogation by prosecutors Monday, his attorney said, after he was arrested over a string of corruption charges last week. Lee was taken into custody early Thursday after a court issued a warrant over 12 counts of corruption, including bribery, abuse of power and embezzlement, following a five-month probe by the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office.

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  2. Prosecutors to Question Lee in Remand JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | Chosun Ilbo

    Prosecutors will question former President Lee Myung-bak again in a remand jail on the outskirts of Seoul on Monday. Lee was arrested early Friday morning on charges of corruption and abuse of power, and apparently asked to be questioned in the remand jail, where he would not be exposed to the public eye.

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  3. Cabinet to approve constitutional revision proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | Korea Herald

    ... way that is prone to corruption. Such criticism rose in recent years after former Presidents Park Geun-hye and Lee Myung-bak were jailed for corruption charges. The main opposition Liberty Korea Party and some minor opposition parties criticized the ...

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  4. S. Korean Former President on Trial Over Corruption AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    S. Korean Former President Lee Myung-bak to stand in court this week over string of corruption charges. Proseuctors told reporters, Sunday, they plan to visit Lee in his solitary cell at the Seoul Eastern Detention Center where he was placed early Thursday after a court approved his arrest, citing the risk of him destroying evidence.

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  5. South Korean president visits UAE amid deepening tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... comments was any mention of the defense pact reportedly signed by the administration of his predecessor, Lee Myung-bak, who was just arrested over a range of corruption allegations. Former Defense Minister Kim Tae-young told the JoongAng Ilbo daily ...

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  6. South Korea prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SEOUL: Seoul prosecutors said Monday they are seeking the arrest of former President Lee Myung-bak over corruption allegations, on the grounds he might destroy evidence if not detained. Lee, the latest of several ex-leaders to be embroiled in a criminal inquiry, is being investigated for multiple cases of bribery amounting to millions of dollars.

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  7. Samsung heir stays low-key despite major corporate issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Korea Herald

    ... the residence of a former senior company official in a probe into a corruption scandal linked to ex-President Lee Myung-bak. "Public opinion led by some lawmakers including Rep. Chae Yi-bae, who demands that Lee step down from the board, are big ...

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  8. Nation should heed lessons from prosecution of former presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Korea Herald

    It will be a long while before the ultimate legal fate of former President Lee Myung-bak is determined, as the fight between the prosecution and Lee is almost certain to continue to the Supreme Court. The first round of the battle is set to start Thursday, when the court arraigns Lee at the prosecution's request to detain him on a total of 18 charges.

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  9. Japan, China and South Korea summit eyed for early MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    Japan, China and South Korea have agreed in principle to hold a trilateral summit in early May, possibly on May 8-9, several diplomatic sources said on Tuesday. At the meeting to be chaired by Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, China's premier, Li Keqiang, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are expected to discuss steps to boost cooperation in the fields of economy, environment and culture.

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  10. Akin Gump Involved in Korean Corruption Scandal Implicating Former President LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2018 | Law.com

    ... a former president. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office requested an arrest warrant on Monday for Lee Myung-bak, South Korea's president from 2008 to 2013, for corruption, according to local media reports. The prosecution has been ...

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  11. Ex-South Korean President Questioned in Corruption ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | Voice of America

    South Korean President Lee Myung-bak is followed by his staff as he leaves the Plenary session of the 21st ASEAN and East Asia summits in Phnom Penh November 20, 2012 Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak was questioned by prosecutors Wednesday in connection to a massive corruption probe, joining a long list of ex-leaders tainted by scandal. The 76-year-old Lee is suspected of accepting over $10 million in bribes from the National Intelligence Service, the country's main spy agency, as well as Samsung, the country's iconic electronics corporation, and other businesses and individuals.

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  12. What's happening in room 1001, and why is South Korea's ex-leader sorry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    Lee Myung-bak, who led a conservative government from 2008 to 2013, has denied taking bribes, claiming that the ongoing probe is a politically motivated ploy Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak reported to prosecutors for questioning in a corruption probe Wednesday, apologising for the controversy. Allegations of corruption involving the 76-year-old's relatives and aides during his 2008-2013 presidential term have mounted in recent weeks as prosecutors investigate multiple cases of bribery amounting to millions of dollars.

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  13. Another South Korean leader questioned in corruption probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Prosecutors on Wednesday were questioning South Korea's conservative former President Lee Myung-bak over corruption allegations, making him the latest of the country's leaders entangled in scandal. The move came about two weeks after prosecutors demanded a 30-year prison term for his conservative successor, Park Geun-hye, over a separate bribery scandal that led to weeks of massive anti-government protests.

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  14. Lee Myung-bak: From businessman to Seoul mayor and PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Korea Herald

    Former President Lee Myung-bak, who has been summoned by the prosecution to be questioned over some 20 charges, remains a highly controversial figure five years after leaving the Blue House. Nicknamed "bulldozer," the 76-year-old was once praised for his single-minded approach and perseverance as a successful businessman before becoming the nation's president, despite his questionable ethics.

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  15. Ex-President Lee to appear before prosecution for questioningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Korea Herald

    Former President Lee Myung-bak is due to appear at the Seoul Central District Prosecutor's Office at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday for interrogation as a suspect in a string of corruption allegations which include bribery, abuse of power, embezzlement and dereliction of duty. Lee, who was in office from 2009 to 2013, faces nearly 20 criminal charges including receiving illicit funds of some 11 billion won from the state spy agency, individuals and corporates, including Samsung.

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  16. Lee to be fifth ex-president grilled by prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Korea Herald

    Lee Myung-bak will be the country's fifth former president to be grilled by the prosecution when he appears at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office on Wednesday for questioning over corruption allegations. After five months of investigation into suspicions of bribery, abuse of power and embezzlement among others, the prosecution summoned Lee for interrogation as a suspect.

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  17. Prosecutors get ready to grill ex-President Lee Myung-bakRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Korea Herald

    Prosecutors are questioning people close to former President Lee Myung-bak as they prepare for his interrogation Wednesday over a string of corruption allegations that include bribery, abuse of authority, embezzlement and dereliction of duty. The prosecution on Sunday questioned Lee's son-in-law Lee Sang-joo, former Vice Minister of Knowledge Economy Park Young-joon and chief of Lee's Cheonggye Foundation Song Jung-ho as suspects over their alleged involvement in receiving illicit funds on behalf of the former president mostly during his 2008-2013 term.

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  18. Tax office launches investigation into Kia: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Korea Herald

    ... be related to the prosecution's investigation into an auto parts manufacturer, DAS, involving former President Lee Myung-bak, they said. The tax office normally carries out a regular two- or three-month probe into conglomerates once every four or ...

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  19. What is Kim Jong-un's net worth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... across foreign bank accounts in countries such as Russia, China and Switzerland. 'Since the launch of the Lee Myung-bak administration in February of 2008, South Korea and the U.S. have been tracking more than 200 North Korean accounts that appear ...

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  20. Lee should tell the truth about allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Korea Herald

    As early as next week, former President Lee Myung-bak will be added to the already shamefully long list of former leaders who have been summoned for questioning over allegations of wrongdoings they committed, most them while in office. Lee, who occupied Cheong Wa Dae from 2009-2013, faces an assortment of charges, including bribery and abuse of power.

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