Samsung scion Jay Y. Lee given 5-year jail sentence for bribery

  • Staff Reporter

The billionaire head of South Korea's Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, was jailed for five years for bribery on Friday after a six-month trial over a scandal that brought down the president.According to a landmark ruling by a Seoul court, Lee was found guilty of paying bribes in anticipation of favours from former president Park Geun-hye.

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