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Inflated assets

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Election authorities should make needed adjustments

In just the span of five months, 175 legislators who newly registered their wealth showed an aggregate increase of 170 billion won above what they filed as candidates in the April 15 election. To be more specific, 105 legislators led that increase; and 15 of them recorded increases of 1 billion won or more. Just three legislators in the top 3 rankings of declared assets accounted for 76 percent or 132.6 billion won of the total increase.

This whopping figure was made public by the civic group the........

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