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The Metropolitan Police Department will search the headquarters of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryun), possibly today, in connection with a suspected embezzlement case involving the failed Chogin Tokyo credit union, investigative sources said Tuesday.

The MPD has unofficially questioned two senior officials of Chongryun, a group of pro-Pyongyang Korean residents here, for their alleged role in the suspected embezzlement of 1 billion yen by Chong Gyong Saeing, the former head of Chogin Tokyo, and several others.

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