Prosecutors raid LG office over dispute with Samsung

Reuters

Posted at Dec 26 2014 12:14 PM | Updated as of Dec 27 2014 01:59 AM

SEOUL - Prosecutors raided the headquarters of LG Electronics on Friday as part of a probe into whether the South Korean company had damaged the washing machines of rival Samsung Electronics at retail stores in Germany, Yonhap News Agency reported.

Samsung Electronics has accused the head of LG Electronics' home appliances business of vandalising its washing machines and asked prosecutors to investigate.

An LG Electronics spokeswoman declined to comment on the Yonhap report, while prosecutors were not immediately available for comments.