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 Samsung heir jailed for five years

Aug 25. 2017
Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-yong (C) arrives at the Seoul Central District Court to hear the bribery scandal verdict in Seoul, South Korea on August 25.//EPA
Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-yong (C) arrives at the Seoul Central District Court to hear the bribery scandal verdict in Seoul, South Korea on August 25.//EPA
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Seoul - Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong was sentenced to five years in prison Friday for bribery, perjury and other crimes.

    The Seoul Central District Court 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.//AFP

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