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Jay Y. Lee

Samsung Boss Jay Y. Lee Convicted

Why Samsung’s heir just got a 5-year prison sentence

August 25th, 2017

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 …

Samsung Boss Jay Y. Lee Indicted

Samsung boss Jay Y. Lee indicted on bribery charges

February 28th, 2017

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 Boss Jay Y. Lee Arrested

Samsung boss Lee arrested in South Korean corruption scandal

February 17th, 2017

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, …

Samsung Boss Free Arrest Warrant

Samsung boss freed from jail as court dismisses arrest warrant

January 19th, 2017

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.

Samsung Boss Jay Y. Lee In Jail

Samsung boss Jay Y. Lee waiting in jail for arrest warrant decision

January 18th, 2017

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 Chief Jay Y. Lee Arrest

Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee to be arrested on bribery charges

January 16th, 2017

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.