Blackmail and Extortion

Daughter feels 'wrongly accused' in S. Korea corruption case

She is probably the most loathed 20-year-old in South Korea, the privileged daughter of the woman at the center of a corruption scandal that brought down a president.

After several months in detention in Denmark, Chung Yoo-ra returned to her home country in a hoodie and handcuffs on Wednesday to be questioned about bribery allegations involving corporate giant Samsung as well as her studies at a prestigious Korean university. Prosecutors also hope her extradition leads to more evidence against former President Park Geun-hye, who was removed from office in March and is now being tried on charges of bribery, extortion and abuse of power.

"Speaking for myself, I feel...

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