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DOJ 'lucky' to secure conviction of South Korean official, judge says

By Waithera Junghae

16 November 2017

DOJ 'lucky' to secure conviction of South Korean official, judge says The trial was held in Los Angeles. Credit: iStock.com/extreme-photographer

A federal judge’s remarks during the sentencing of a former South Korean seismologist reveals how narrowly corruption cases against individuals can be won or lost.