Uncertainty awaits Samsung after heir and vice-chairman gets five-year jail term for bribing former president

Published: 25/08/2017
Uncertainty awaits Samsung after heir and vice-chairman gets five-year jail term for bribing former president
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

A South Korean court sentenced the billionaire chief of Samsung to five years in prison for crimes that helped topple the country’s president, a stunning downfall that could freeze up decision-making at a global electronics powerhouse that has long been run like a monarchy. The Seoul Central District Court said Friday that Lee Jae-yong, 49, was guilty of offering bribes to Park Geun-hye when

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