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Indictment of Samsung's de facto leader a wake-up call for Korea

Lee has been accused of taking part in a political scandal that has rocked his country.


JAY Y Lee, heir to one of the world's biggest corporate empires, followed in the footsteps of his prominent father. He took charge of key businesses. He hobnobbed with his country's president. He brought in new ideas.

Then, like his father, he was charged with breaking the...

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