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In the USA detained the son of the owner of the sunken ferry at the request of South Korea

The son of the former Chairman of Semo Group, which is engaged in the operation of the ferry "Seval", which sank off the coast of the Korean Peninsula in 2014, arrested in new York on an extradition request from South Korea, reports the New York Times.

As stated by the official representative of the U.S. Department of justice Nicole Navas Oxman, 48-year-old Yoo Hyuk-Ki was arrested without incident at his home in Westchester County, the state of new York, on Wednesday. According to her, the next day he appeared in court via video link, and is currently in custody. The statement said the U.S. attorney's office, Yoo Hyuk-Ki, is accused of colluding with the management of companies controlled by his family, with the purpose of misappropriation of 23 million dollars with the help of "fraudulent" contracts.