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OFFICIALS OF 30 AGENCIES CAUGHT IN CORRUPTION

July 19, 2012
The Korea Times
A number of officials from more than 30 government agencies and state-funded organizations are being investigated for their alleged involvement in a large-scale corruption case. The organizations involved include the National Tax Service, the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs and the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service. The officials allegedly received bribes from a printing company based in Seoul since 2000 in return for helping it win contracts worth some 84 billion won with their organizations.