This Article is From Aug 25, 2017

Samsung Chief Gave Bribe To Win President's Support, Rules South Korean Court

A Seoul Central District Court judge is delivering its ruling on bribery charges against Jay Y Lee.

Samsung Chief Gave Bribe To Win President's Support, Rules South Korean Court

Samsung Group's Jay Y Lee at the Seoul Central District Court ahead of the bribery scandal verdict

Seoul: A South Korean court hearing bribery charges against the leader of Samsung Group, Jay Y Lee, said on Friday he had provided bribes anticipating support from the then-president, Park Geun-hye, the Yonhap news agency reported.

A Seoul Central District Court judge is delivering its ruling on charges against Lee, 49, ranging from bribery to perjury in a scandal that led to the ouster of Park Geun-hye in March.
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