Samsung leader leaves South Korea special prosecution office: Yonhap

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Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] leader Jay Y. Lee left the South Korean special prosecutor's office on Friday morning after being questioned for more than 22 hours, Yonhap News Agency reported on Friday.

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The special prosecutor's office has been investigating whether Samsung provided 30 billion won ($25.28 million) to a business and foundations backed by Park's friend in exchange for the national pension fund's support for a 2015 merger of two Samsung affiliates.

(Reporting by Se Young Lee; Editing by Richard Pullin)