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Samsung chairman named as suspect in tax evasion case

S Korean police say Lee Kun Hee managed funds in 260 bank accounts, suspected of evading 8.2b won in taxes

This is not the first time that Mr Lee Kun Hee has been investigated for tax evasion. He was convicted in 2009 and later pardoned for tax evasion.


SAMSUNG Electronics' ailing chairman, Lee Kun Hee, was named by South Korean police on Thursday as a suspect in an 8.2 billion won (S$10 million) tax evasion case that involved the use of bank accounts held by employees.

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