Seoul Court Sentences Ex-Intelligence Chief to Imprisonment – Reports

(Turns out, in South Korea, if you do what our CIA and FBI did in 2016 to spy on and try to derail opposition candidates in an election… you go to JAIL. Gee… I wonder if that will happen here in the Shining City on the Hill?)

from Sputnik International

The Seoul Central District Court sentenced on Wednesday former chief of the South Korean National Intelligence Service (NIS), Nam Jae-joon, to a three-and-a-half-year jail term for abusing power, Yonhap reported.

Nam was accused of attempts to hinder the investigation into political manipulations spearheaded by the NIS against the opponents of then-South Korean president Park Geun-hye, who was impeached following a political scandal in December 2016, the Yonhap news agency reported.

Thus, prosecutors insisted that Nam’s agency tried to sway public opinion in favor of Park’s government through cyberoperations on the Internet, the news outlet specified…

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