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Jailed Samsung heir appeals against conviction

Jay Y Lee's appeal means he could be in detention for up to 4 months; shares of Samsung Electronics fall 2%

Samsung Electronics's Jay Y Lee boarding a bus at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, last Friday. Samsung Electronics said in a statement that Lee will keep his status "unless there is a final determination of guilt".


SAMSUNG Electronics vice-chairman Jay Y Lee has filed an appeal against the five-year jail term he was given for bribery and other charges through his lawyer, according to the Seoul Central District Court's website on Monday.

The website did not give any details about the...

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