Roh Hoe-chan

South Korean Politician Embroiled in Fake News Corruption Scandal Commits Suicide

South Korean lawmaker Roh Hoe-chan, 61, evidently leaped to his death from an apartment building in Seoul on Sunday night or Monday morning. A suicide note was found in his jacket 17 stories up in which Roh apologized for his misdeeds and asked voters not to punish the Justice Party he belonged to.

A pictures shows binary code reflected from a computer screen in a woman's eye on October 22, 2012. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

South Korean Blogger Accuses Politician of Hiring Him to Hack News Website

The story of South Korean blogger Kim Dong-won, better known by his online alias “Druking,” is developing into a major scandal for President Moon Jae-in’s party even as President Donald Trump’s historic summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un approaches.