MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the Yonhap news agency, Lee’s summoning came after the investigation uncovered information about Samsung’s alleged funding to Choi’s company, on an electronic tablet suspected to belong to the confidante.
"There are nearly a hundred emails stored on the recently submitted tablet PC. They are mostly about how Core Sports International was established, the way it received funding from Samsung and how the money has been spent in Germany," Lee Kyu-chul is quoted as saying by the media.
The Samsung vice chairman is scheduled to be questioned early on Thursday.
On December 9, 2016, South Korea's parliament voted in favor of removing Park from office as the president was at the center of a scandal around Choi, who is said to have pressured the county's biggest corporations and extorted money from them for her non-commercial funds abroad.
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