The state prosecution service faces criticism for serving an unusually short indictment that altered or omitted key charges against a central figure in the snowballing Daejang-dong development scandal in Seongnam, Gyeonggi.
The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office launched an investigation into the allegations that presidential contender Yoon Seok-youl meddled in last year’s general elections.
Former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl is facing snowballing allegations that he ordered a high-ranking prosecutor to prepare criminal complaints for the opposition party against pro-government figures ahead of last year’s general election.
Police last Wednesday conducted their first raid on a sitting senior prosecutor suspected of accepting bribes from a businessman, according to the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency's serious crimes investigation division on Monday.
After Justice Minister Park Beom-kye’s massive reshuffle last week of senior prosecutors delving into alleged abuse of power and corruption of government officials, the opposition People Power Party (PPP) has denounced it for...
Pressure is mounting on former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl as prominent figures in the ruling Democratic Party took aim at his possible presidential bid.
The opposition People Power Party (PPP) filed its first complaint to the new Corruption Investigation Office for High-ranking Officials (CIO) on Thursday, urging the office to investigate former justice ministers Cho Kuk and Park Sang-ki.
Acting Prosecutor General Cho Nam-kwan on Tuesday gave a green light for the indictment of Lee Sung-yoon, a top prosecutor, for abuse of power, accepting a recommendation by an outside panel of experts.
President Moon Jae-in nominated former Vice Justice Minister Kim Oh-soo as the new head of South Korea's prosecution service, the Blue House announced Monday.
The Justice Ministry and the Supreme Prosecutors' Office will launch a joint inspection into prosecutorial practices in the alleged perjury case involving Han Myeong-sook, a former prime minister convicted of accepting political slush funds.