Apple is being investigated by the South Korean government
During a parliamentary hearing held today, FTC Chairman Jeong Jae-chan was asked by a South Korean lawmaker about the nature of the investigation, but refused to answer the question. Earlier this month, some media reports stated that the FTC was looking into deals that Apple has with some of the wireless carriers in South Korea. If true, the focus of the investigation could revolve around the prices that Apple charges different carriers in South Korea for the iPhone.
While the carriers involved weren't named, some of the nation's largest wireless operators include KT, LG U+ and SK Telecom. Apple has not yet responded to a request from Reuters for a comment.