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Main figure in financial scandal gets heavy sentence

Posted April. 26, 2001 12:57,   


The Seoul District Court Wednesday sentenced Chung Hyun-Jun, 33, president of Korea Digital Line, to 10 years in jail and fined him 1 billion won, finding him guilty of illegally obtaining loans from Dongbang Mutual Savings and Finance, and Lee Kyung-Ja, 57, vice chairwoman of Dongbang, to seven years of imprisonment and a fine of 50 million won.

Shin Suk-Ho kyle@donga.com