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Samsung heir arrested for corruption gets pardon in Korea

This Friday (12), the vice president and heir of Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, received a pardon from the South Korean government to help the country’s economic recovery. The 54-year-old billionaire was convicted of bribery and embezzlement, serving up to 18 months in prison, having been granted parole in August last year. …

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Samsung heir gets pardon to help South Korea crisis

The heir and de facto leader of the Samsung group was granted a presidential pardon on Friday, an example of South Korea’s long tradition of releasing business leaders convicted of corruption on financial grounds. Billionaire Lee Jae-yong, convicted of bribery and embezzlement in January 2021, will be “reinstated” to receive …

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