South Korean prosecutors to investigate other conglomerates after Samsung probe

A logo for Samsung Electronics Co. is displayed atop the entrance to a store in Seoul, South Korea.
A logo for Samsung Electronics Co. is displayed atop the entrance to a store in Seoul, South Korea. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korea's special prosecutor's office said on Monday (Jan 23) it plans to investigate other conglomerates after completing its probe of Samsung Group, whose leader has been named a suspect in a graft scandal involving President Park Geun Hye.

Prosecution office spokesman Lee Kyu Chul did not elaborate on when the probe into Samsung may end or what other conglomerates the office plans to investigate.