All posts tagged "Won Sei-hoon"

  • Won Sei-hoon (C), former head of the National Intelligence Service, leaves a courtroom at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul on Sept. 11, 2014. Won will spend three years in prison for meddling in the 2012 presidential election. He was found guilty of spearheading an online smear campaign in favor of President Park Geun-hye, then the ruling party candidate. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea’s ex-spy chief gets 3 years prison for election meddling

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Overturning a lower court ruling, a Seoul appellate court on Monday sentenced a former head of the state intelligence agency to three years in jail for intervening in the 2012 presidential election. The Seoul...

    • Posted February 9, 2015
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  • Former NIS chief Won Sei-hoon
    Former South Korean intelligence chief gets partial conviction

    By Lee Kyung-min SEOUL — A court delivered an ambivalent verdict Thursday on former National Intelligence Service (NIS) chief Won Sei-hoon, who was indicted for mobilizing the spy agency to support then-presidential candidate Park Geun-hye in the...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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