Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong arrested in South Korea on bribery charges

Friday, 17 February 2017
Samsung’s heir apparent Lee Jae-yong has been placed under arrest in South Korea, accused of bribery and other charges, the media reported. The case is linked to a scandal that led to the impeachment of the country’s President Park Geung-hye, BCC reported on Friday. Lee is currently vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics. But...

Related Videos


Financial Times Studio -   ▶  01:09

Advertisement

Euronews English -   ▶  01:00


Bloomberg Global Business -   ▶  05:21

Recent related news

Advertisement
Five Samsung executives, including its vice chairman and founding family heir apparent Lee Jae-yong, have been indicted on bribery and other charges linked to...
4 days ago • DNA
South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday indicted Samsung head Lee Jae-yong and four other executives on bribery and embezzlement charges, following a lengthy...
1 week ago • E-Commerce Times
It may take several days for a court to decide whether prosecutors can arrest the now-former president of South Korea on charges of bribery and abuse of power.
21 hours ago • NYTimes.com
Prosecutors requested a warrant for Ms. Park, who was removed from office as South Korea’s president this month, on charges of bribery and abuse of power.
21 hours ago • NYTimes.com
Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee was indicted by a South Korean special prosecution team in February on charges including bribery.
4 days ago • DNA
Following the Galaxy Note 7 recall, Samsung was left with 4.3 million returned smartphones and financial losses caused by the flagship’s discontinuation. Now,...
10 hours ago • Softpedia

You might like