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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Corruption Currents: - Wolf of Wall Street' Producer Settles in 1MDB ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    ... . Follow us on Twitter at @WSJRisk. Prosecutors questioned the older brother of former South Korea President Lee Myung-bak over bribery allegations . The article didn't contain a comment; the former president has denied wrongdoing . (KH, Yonhap, ...

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  9. Elder brother of ex-president questioned over bribery suspicionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Korea Herald

    Prosecutors questioned an elder brother of former President Lee Myung-bak over bribery and other suspicions Wednesday, a week before a face-to-face questioning of the former president over a string of corruption allegations. The questioning of Lee's brother, Lee Sang-deuk, is part of last-minute efforts by prosecutors to collect as much evidence and statements as possible to build the case for charging the former leader ahead of his planned appearance for questioning on March 14. Lee Sang-deuk, brother of former President Lee Myung-bak, appears on a wheelchair at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors` Office on Wednesday.

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  10. Prosecutors likely to summon Lee Myung-bak soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Korea Herald

    Prosecutors looking into sweeping allegations of financial fraud involving former President Lee Myung-bak are set to complete their investigation as early as this week and likely to summon Lee for questioning soon. If Lee is summoned by the prosecution, he would be the fourth president of South Korea to be questioned by investigators following detained ex-leader Park Geun-hye.

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  11. Former President Lee's 'wealth manager' indicted in corruption probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Korea Herald

    Prosecutors have indicted former President Lee Myung-bak's close associate, who is thought to hold a key to a corruption scandal involving an auto parts company, DAS, linked to Lee and his family, officials said Sunday. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office on Friday filed charges of embezzlement, breach of trust and destruction of evidence against Lee Byung-mo, the executive secretary of the Cheonggye Foundation.

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  12. Post-Olympics, it's back to reality for South Korea and its troubled ex-presidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    South Korea's Park Geun-hye walks with outgoing President Lee Myung-bak, right, during her presidential inauguration ceremony at the National Assembly in Seoul on Feb. 25, 2013. Now it's back to reality: One former president is being tried on corruption charges, and authorities appear to be closing in on another.

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  13. Elder brother of ex-leader quizzed in corruption probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Korea Herald

    Prosecutors questioned an elder brother of former President Lee Myung-bak on Thursday in a widening probe over a corruption scandal surrounding an auto parts company linked to Lee and his family. Lee Sang-eun, the chairman of auto parts maker DAS, was called in for questioning over the alleged creation of a slush fund and unfair trade related to the company, as well as proceeds the former president's family gained from the sale of a large piece of land in southern Seoul.

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  14. Park, Lee succeed shameful tradition of crooked presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Korea Herald

    The flurry of new stories about former Presidents Park Geun-hye and Lee Myung-bak, all coming from the court and the state prosecution, show how crooked the Korean presidency is. The numerous charges -- and they really are numerous, with Park alone facing 18 altogether -- have yet to be judged by the court, but testimonies and evidence reported so far point to grave wrongdoings on the part of the two former leaders.

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  15. Questioning of ex-President Lee likely to occur later than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Korea Herald

    Prosecutors are expected to call in former President Lee Myung-bak for questioning in mid-March at the earliest, as it is expected to take more time to look into fresh bribery suspicions against him. Lee had been expected to be summoned for questioning early this month, but the timing is expected to be pushed back as prosecutors need more time to investigate newly raised bribery suspicions involving Lee and one of his close aides.

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  16. Prosecutors looking into fresh bribery suspicion linked to former President LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Korea Herald

    Prosecutors said Wednesday they are digging into a fresh bribery suspicion connected to former President Lee Myung-bak. They are investigating allegations that one of Lee's close aides received kickbacks from Daebo Group, a Seoul-based operator of expressway rest stops, in return for helping the company win government contracts, according to the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office.

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  17. Diplomacy at the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | The McGill Daily

    ... as nuclear and missile tests occurred. The Sunshine Policy was formally abandoned by South Korean President Lee Myung-bak in 2010, and throughout his and Park Geun-hye's presidency, North-South tensions deteriorated to those of the Cold War-era. ...

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  18. Former head of Woori Finance questioned in probe into ex-President LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Korea Herald

    Prosecutors said Tuesday they have grilled a former head of a major South Korean financial services firm as part of their investigation into former President Lee Myung-bak over bribery allegations. Lee Pal-seung, who headed Woori Finance Holdings Co.

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  19. Highly decorated military men fall from graceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Korea Herald

    ... Kim Jang-soo both assumed top military positions during the Park administration, its conservative predecessor Lee Myung-bak administration and even during the liberal Roh Moo-hyun administration. Graduates of the Korea Military Academy, Kim Kwan-jin ...

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  20. Five key minerals needed for EVs, chips and robots should be secured at national level'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | Korea Herald

    ... with public funds, according to the government. This is because their combined losses since the former Lee Myung-bak administration -- which poured massive money into overseas resource development -- to date is hovering at 17 trillion won ($ 15.8 ...

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