Late former South Korean president Roh Moo-hyun and his wife Kwon Yang-sook in October 2007. A woman posing as the former first lady was arrested Friday on suspicion of swindling a politician out of nearly US$400,000. Photo: Reuters

Woman posing as former South Korean first lady swindles politician out of nearly US$400,000

  • Claiming to be late president Roh Moo-hyun’s widow Kwon Yang-sook, the fraudster allegedly persuaded the then mayor of Gwangju to transfer her 450 million won
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Late former South Korean president Roh Moo-hyun and his wife Kwon Yang-sook in October 2007. A woman posing as the former first lady was arrested Friday on suspicion of swindling a politician out of nearly US$400,000. Photo: Reuters
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