Seoul Woman Arrested for Making False Taxi Calls to Presidential Residence

SEOUL — Police have detained a woman in her 30s for allegedly making false taxi requests to the presidential residence in Seoul's Yongsan district, causing disruption in the early hours of Monday. According to Yonhap News Agency, the suspect was taken into custody on Tuesday under charges of obstructing business operations. She is accused of calling 18 taxis to the presidential residence's entrance from 2:30 a.m. to 4:20 a.m. on Monday, using a mobile phone number that does not exist. The police are conducting a thorough investigation, considering all possibilities to understand the motive behind these actions.

This incident has raised concerns about security and the potential for disruption caused by misuse of digital platforms to summon services falsely. The police are working to determine the reason behind the suspect's actions and whether any broader implications are associated with this misconduct.

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