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

The billionaire head of South Koreas 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. 24 days ago

Samsung chief Jay Y Lee arrives in court for closing arguments in bribery trial

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y Lee arrived at Seoul District Court on 7 August for closing arguments in his bribery trial. Lee, 49, has been in detention since February, and on trial for charges including bribery and embezzlement as part of a scandal that led to Parks ouster. Lee has denied wrongdoing. Aug 7, 2017