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Special prosecutor says Samsung scandal reveals chronic graft

Lee being escorted to the prosecutor's office in Seoul. He is alleged to have committed perjury when he said he didn't know Samsung had paid money to entities controlled by President Park's confidante, and that he wasn't asked by Ms Park to provide financial support.


SOUTH Korea's special prosecutor accused Jay Y Lee and other Samsung Group executives of conspiring to create fake documents to mask millions of dollars in bribes funnelled to a confidante of the country's president.

Lee, the de facto head of Samsung, is alleged to have...

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