Samsung heir

Samsung heir sentenced 5 years' jail for bribery

The heir to the Samsung business empire, which includes the world's biggest smartphone maker, is sentenced to five years in prison for bribery and other offences in connection with the scandal that brought down South Korean president Park Geun-Hye.

February 5, 2018
February 5, 2018

Samsung scion Lee walks free as SKorea court suspends jail term

A South Korean appeals court suspends a jail sentence handed down to Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee, setting him free after a year's detention amid a corruption scandal that brought down the former president.

August 25, 2017
August 25, 2017

Samsung heir sentenced 5 years' jail for bribery

The heir to the Samsung business empire, which includes the world's biggest smartphone maker, is sentenced to five years in prison for bribery and other offences in connection with the scandal that brought down South Korean president Park Geun-Hye.