檢, arrest warrant for three people, including former deputy governor of Gyeonggi Lee Hwa-young, on corruption charges

(Suwon = Yonhap News) Reporter Lee Young-joo = The prosecution, who is investigating the corruption allegation relating to the Ssangbang-Bul group, has requested an arrest warrant for three people, including KINTEX CEO Lee Hwa -young (formerly Gyeonggi -do Deputy Governor of Peace).

On the 22nd, the 6th Criminal Division of the Suwon District Attorney’s Office (Attorney Kim Young-nam) requested a preliminary arrest warrant for Lee on bribery charges under the Aggravated Punishments for Specific Crimes Act.

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Hwa-young Lee, deputy governor of Gyeonggi-do Peace

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CEO Lee is accused of receiving hundreds of millions of won in cash and valuables, including receiving and using corporate cards from the SsangBall Group from 2018 to early this year, and was recently investigated by the accusation.

Additionally, he served as provincial deputy governor for peace from August 2018 to January 2020 and served as external director for over a year until June 2018, before assuming the post of provincial governor for peace.

Prosecutors also asked for an arrest warrant for Mr.

A was arrested by the prosecution on the 21st and is under investigation for the second day.

Prosecutors also called for a preliminary arrest warrant for Vice President Ssang Bul-Bol B, who was accused of bribing them.

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