Heir To Samsung Business Empire, Lee Jae-yong Found Guilty Of Bribery And Corruption, Sentenced To Five Years In Prison

This morning, South Korean court has sentenced the heir to the Samsung dynasty and the most powerful tycoon in South Korea, Lee Jae-yong, to five years in prison after being convicted of bribery and embezzlement.

He was found guilty Friday for his part in a sensational corruption scandal that had already brought down South Korea's former president.
The case has gripped the public amid growing anger against South Korea's biggest companies, known as chaebols.

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