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Samsung heir gets five years' jail for bribery, embezzlement

Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-Yong leaving the Seoul Central District Court after his verdict on Friday. Analysts are divided over the impact on his business empire.


THE heir to the Samsung business empire, which includes the world's biggest smartphone maker, was sentenced on Friday to five years in prison for bribery and other offences in connection with the scandal that brought down South Korean president Park...

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