Gwangju Prosecutor's Office has stepped up its investigation of 5 corporations over allegations of supplying defective products to Nuclear Plants.
The Gwangju Office has recently taken over the case from the Supreme Prosecutor`s Office acquiring records from corporations located in Gwangju and Jeollanamdo area involved in the investigation.
Based on the investigation, the amount of profits that the corporations took made from the sale of the defective nuclear parts is estimated just under 100 million won.
Similar cases were investigated at the end of last year and the beginning of this year.
At that time, the Gwangju Prosecutor`s Office exposed 19 counts of fraud such as forging product warranties as well as bribery.