The trial of the century started all the way back in winter when the Samsung Electronics heir was charged with bribery, among other things, in a scandal that swept the nation. A Seoul court on Friday handed in the verdict, and Samsung’s Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong faces five years in prison. Other Samsung executives also …
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That was quick. Only a few weeks ago, the apparent heir and de facto leader of the Samsung empire, Jay Y. Lee, was arrested. Days later, Lee was indicted on bribery charges, among other things, and he’s going to face trial much sooner than expected.
Samsung is going through what seems to be its darkest period in a quite a while. The company is putting its final touches on wrapping up the major Galaxy Note 7 recall scandal, but that’s just one of the problems it has to deal with. As a direct result of the Note 7 battery explosions, …
Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee spent a night in jail waiting for a court to decide whether he should be arrested, as requested by a special prosecutor investigating the massive corruption scandal in South Korea that involves the country’s president. Unlike a few weeks ago, when Lee walked free after a similar night behind bars, …
A few weeks ago, Samsung’s chief Jay Y. Lee spent a night in jail while waiting for a judge to decide whether he should be imprisoned for the duration of the investigation that’s currently targeting South Korea’s president. Lee walked free, but the special prosecutors assigned to the case are still looking into Samsung’s dealings …
Samsung Group’s chief Jay Y. Lee was freed from jail after spending a night behind bars, as a South Korean court on Thursday decided to dismiss an arrest warrant brought forward by a special prosecutor who’s investigating the alleged bribery and corruption of President Park Geun-hye. The charges against Lee have not been dismissed.
Earlier this week, special prosecutors asked a court in South Korea to grant an arrest warrant for Samsung’s chief Jay Y. Lee. The investigators are looking into corruption and bribery allegations concerning the president of South Korea and her associates. Lee on Wednesday morning appeared in court, and then went to jail, where he will await …
Samsung’s tough times are hardly over, as the current political scandal in South Korea is tied to the giant conglomerate. South Korea’s special prosecutor on Monday announced that the office is seeking a warrant to arrest Samsung’s boss Jay Y. Lee on bribery charges.