Monday, November 26, 2007

[The Chosun Ilbo, November 22 2007] Weather Forecasters in Influence Peddling Scandal

Officials in the Korea Meteorological Administration are accused of improper relationships with equipment suppliers. Some KMA staffers allegedly helped certain suppliers win contracts to provide equipment to government agencies in return for an executive position with the companies after they retire from the KMA. One former KMA staffer who hacked into the computer network of his former employer to steal a massive amount of weather forecast information has been arrested.

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