January 14, 2008 / 1:42 AM / 12 years ago

Prosecutors raid Samsung chairman's office-report

SEOUL (Reuters) - Prosecutors from a special team set up to investigate Samsung Group raided on Monday an office of chairman, Lee Kun-hee, Yonhap News reported.

South Korea launched last week a special probe into the group on suspicions the country’s largest conglomerate bribed public officials to squash investigations into its management practices.

Officials at Samsung Group SAGR.UL and flagship Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) could not confirm the report.

Reporting by Lee Chang-ho and Rhee So-eui; Editing by Keiron Henderson

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