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The culmination of months of massive open-air protests demanding Park's removal for abuse of power. Prosecutors accuse her of working with her friend Choi Soon-sil pressure big business to donate to pro-Park foundations that Choi set up. And for soliciting bribes from major corporate leaders including Jay Y Lee, the head of Samsung, who is currently being held in a prison cell.
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Now, that she's been axed from power, Park will lose all Presidential immunity from prosecution, and faces a potential state investigation and possible indictment. Throughout the scandal she's claimed she's innocent and the victim of a conspiracy, without giving proof. Park's defense will likely hinge on arguing she never benefited financially from Choi's foundations.
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Choi's already been in and out of court for a abuse of power and bribery. Prosecutors viewed the two of them as partners in crime. A new leader will be chosen in May, a short election playing out as Park fights for her innocence. Her conservative coalition has been badly fractured in the wake of the scandal.
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And the man who ran against her four years ago, Moon Jae-in, is already leading the polls.>>