Kwon admitted in a statement that she used $700,000 of the money for her son and daughter's living expenses while they were studying in the United States. The remainder, approximately $300,000, was used to pay off a debt, she said.
In another bribery allegation involving Park, one of current President Lee Myung-bak's friends is suspected of lobbying tax officials to halt an audit into Park's business.
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