South Korean investigators raid Lotte and SK offices in political scandal - Yonhap

Last Updated: Thu, Nov 24, 2016 06:41 hrs
A flag bearing the logo of Lotte Hotel flutters at a Lotte Hotel in Seoul

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's prosecution investigators on Thursday raided the offices of Lotte Group and SK Group as part of their widening investigation into an influence-peddling scandal engulfing South Korean President Park Geun-hye, Yonhap News Agency reported.

A Lotte Group spokesman was not immediately available for comments, while an SK Group spokesman said he would look into the issue.

(Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin, Joyce Lee and Jane Chung; Editing by Richard Pullin)

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