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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

Samsung heir jailed

Seoul, 25 August, (

Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong has been sentenced to five years in prison for bribery, perjury and other crimes.

The Seoul Central District Court on Friday convicted Lee, 49, the vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, the world's largest smartphone maker, of offences related to the corruption scandal that brought down ousted president Park Geun-Hye.

- Asian Tribune -

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