S. Korea's Prime Minister Offers to Resign Amid Scandal

April 21, 2015 2:35 AM

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South Korea's prime minister has offered to resign amid a bribery scandal about two months after he took up the country's No. 2 post, officials said Tuesday, in the latest political crisis to hit President Park Geun-hye.

Lee Wan Koo has been at the center of a corruption scandal that flared after a businessman killed himself earlier this month, leaving a memo listing the names of high-profile figures he claimed to have bribed.

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