Seoul: South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday raided several Samsung offices in the country, a BBC report said.
The company has confirmed the development, the source reported.
The raid was in connection with the political scandal involving the South Korean President Park Geun-hye.
The prosecutors are investigation the alleged involvement of the company, where they gave money to Choi Soon-sil, a close aid of Park Geun-hye. Choi was arrested on Nov 3.
Charges against her included fraud and abuse of power.
Samsung, the world’s largest manufacturer of smartphones, televisions and memory chips, is suspected to having secretly funded the sporting activities of the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, Park’s friend, it was reported on Tuesday.