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Prosecutors on Tuesday indicted a senior official of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryun) on charges he instructed heads of a failed credit union to embezzle about 830 million yen of the union’s funds.

In addition to Kang Young Kwan, 66, a member of Chongryun’s central standing committee and former head of its financial bureau, prosecutors indicted Chong Gyong Saeng, 64, former head of Chogin Tokyo, which mainly served pro-Pyongyang Korean residents in the Tokyo area, and Sin Byong Jung, 54, also a former head of the credit union.

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