South Korea prosecutors raid Samsung Group offices: Yonhap

November 22, 2016 7:39 PM EST

\A man walks behind a logo of Samsung Electronics at the company's headquarters in Seoul April 30, 2010. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak/File Photo

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SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors raided the offices of Samsung Group, Yonhap News reports on Wednesday, over its alleged link with Choi Soon-sil, President Park Geun-hye's longtime confidant who has been indicted for criminal acts.

A Samsung Group spokeswoman confirmed prosecution officials had visited the group's headquarters, but could give no further details.

Prosecutors in Seoul could not be immediately reached for comment.

(Reporting by Cynthia Kim and Yun Hwan Chae, additional reporting by Jumin Park; Editing by Richard Pullin)

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