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Samsung heir gets 5 years in prison in South Korea corruption case

Samsung heir gets 5 years in prison in South Korea corruption case

A South Korean court on Friday sentenced billionaire Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to five years in prison after finding him guilty of offering bribes to the country's former president and other crimes.

The court said Lee was also guilty of embezzlement, hiding assets overseas, concealing profit from criminal acts and perjury.

The court said Lee hoped bribes for Park Geun-hye at the time she was president, as well as her...

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