“I will release the original material to the press”
Seong-eun Jo, a whistleblower of the so-called ‘indictment’ allegation, said, “It is very intentional,” targeting former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-yeol, who took issue with the deletion of the telegram chat room with Rep. Kim Woong. The data he provided to the investigation agency has already been proven to be reliable, but he said that he is obscuring the essence of the case by taking the issue of leaving the chat room. He also announced that he would disclose the original record to the media in order to dispel allegations.
In a phone call with the Hankook Ilbo on the 15th, Cho said, “I sent all the original digital data (to the investigation agency), and the part has already been sorted out. When asked if he thought that the evidence provided to the investigative agency was reliable, he answered, “That’s why (confiscation and search for Rep. Kim Woong’s office, etc.) is not a warrant.”
Cho said in an earlier media interview that he had come out of a Telegram chat room with Rep. Kim. This is because Rep. Kim will soon identify Mr. Cho after the allegations of ‘indictment’ were reported. The chat room between Mr. Cho and Rep. Kim is considered a direct basis for confirming whether Prosecutor Son Jun-seong, who was the chief prosecutor’s investigative and information policy officer, sent a complaint to Rep. Kim.
Accordingly, some in the legal circle are predicting that the evidence ability of chat room capture or chat recording will be lowered due to the nature of digital records that are easy to manipulate. This is because the investigative agency must consider all variables, such as the possibility that only part of the conversation between Rep. Kim and Mr. Cho was saved. The former president of the presidential campaign, Yoon, said, “I am more questioning the credibility of Mr. Cho himself, because he said he bombed the Telegram room.”
Regarding the questioning of ‘deletion of chat rooms’ and ‘ability of evidence’, Mr. Cho expressed his displeasure, saying, “I am sorry that we have brought things that have already been confirmed and passed on again.” He continued, “I should have secured the murder weapon and fingerprints, but they keep telling me to ‘make a video'”, emphasizing that he provided sufficient evidence.
In relation to the data disclosed by Kwon Seong-dong, a member of the People’s Strength Council, in a question about the government in the National Assembly, he said, “Traces of modifications such as Photoshop were found.” “he also said. The purpose is to dispel the controversy over the deletion of chat rooms by disclosing the data. An official from Kwon’s office countered, “I don’t know what kind of data[Cho]is specifying.”
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