Prosecutors investigate former Daejang-dong businesses’ ‘lobby, exposed mud’


Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office. file photo.

Prosecutors investigating allegations of preferential treatment in Daejang-dong are investigating allegations that accountant Jeong Young-hak, owner of Cheonhwa-dong No. 5, was threatened with lobbying by Mr. According to the coverage on the 26th, the investigation team in charge of the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office (Team Leader Kim Tae-hoon) is investigating Mr. Jeong, who was recently involved in the early days of the Daejang-dong project, on allegations of blackmail and intimidation. In 2013, Jung started the Wirye New Town project with accountant Jeong Young-hak and lawyer Nam Wook. During the prosecution’s investigation process, accountant Jung claimed that “Mr. Jung threatened to disclose that he had bribed Yoo Dong-gyu, former head of the Seongnam Urban Development Corporation’s planning division, and demanded 15 billion won, and claimed that he and Nam-wook received 12 billion won from him.” . Previously, the prosecution found that lawyer Nam gave 325 million won to former general manager Yoo in 2013 to receive business convenience in Daejang-dong. Based on the statements of private businesses in Daejang-dong, the prosecution handed over former general manager Yoo to trial on charges of bribery (with a 10-year statute of limitations). On the other hand, lawyers such as Nam avoided punishment because the statute of limitations for bribery had passed (7 years). At that time, it is said that the money delivered to former general manager Yoo came from lawyer Nam, accountant Jeong, and Mr. Jeong. The transcript submitted by Accountant Jeong to the prosecution is said to contain the contents of Mr. Jung’s request for money to expose the relationship of former general manager Yoo when private businesses in Daejang-dong were earning huge dividends. By Kang Jae-gu, staff reporter [email protected]

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