South Korea prosecutors to investigate other conglomerates after Samsung probe

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 23, 2017 1:01 AM

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's special prosecutor's office said on Monday it plans to investigate other conglomerates after completing its probe of Samsung Group [SAGR.UL], whose leader has been named a suspect in a graft scandal involving President Park Geun-hye.

Prosecution office spokesman Lee Kyu-chul did not elaborate on when the probe into Samsung may end or what other conglomerates the office plans to investigate.

(Reporting by Ju-min Park; writing by Se Young Lee; Editing by Nick Macfie)