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Samsung succession in disarray as Lee criminal case advances

Potential replacements include company executives and a sister
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 05:50

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South Korean prosecutors are seeking Mr Lee's (above) arrest on allegations including bribery and embezzlement, which if proven could prompt him to relinquish duties at the family business.

Seoul

THE long-orchestrated plan to cement Jay Y Lee's position atop Samsung Group may put him in jail instead, raising questions about who would step in to run South Korea's biggest conglomerate in the aftermath.

Prosecutors are seeking Mr Lee's arrest on allegations including

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