Senior S. Korean Prosecutor Arrested for Alleged Corruption

July 18, 2016 3:00 AM

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A senior South Korean prosecutor has been arrested for allegedly pocketing millions of dollars following shady stock transaction deals with a leading online game maker.

The Justice Ministry said Monday that Jin Kyung-joon, a vice ministerial-level official, was arrested and put to a detention facility on Sunday. He is the most senior-level prosecutor to be arrested in the country.

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