Prosecutors seek detention for Lotte Group founder's daughter: Yonhap

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A flag bearing the logo of Lotte Hotel flutters at a Lotte Hotel in Seoul, South Korea, March 25, 2016. A flag bearing the logo of Lotte Hotel flutters at a Lotte Hotel in Seoul, South Korea, March 25, 2016.

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South Korean prosecutors conducting a bribery investigation on Monday requested a detention warrant for the daughter of the founder of South Korea's Lotte Group conglomerate, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing the prosecutors' office.
Prosecutors have been investigating whether Shin Young-ja, who is also a director of Lotte Group's hotel unit, received bribes from local cosmetics company Nature Republic in exchange for Lotte Duty Free store space, Hotel Lotte previously said in a filing.
An official authorized to speak to the media at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office could not be immediately reached.

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