Samsung Boss Lee Jae-Yong Receives Presidential Pardon in Bribery, Embezzlement Cases

The heir and de facto leader of Samsung group received a presidential pardon Friday, the latest example of South Korea’s long tradition of freeing business leaders convicted of corruption on economic grounds. Billionaire Lee Jae-yong, who was convicted of bribery and embezzlement in January last year, will be “reinstated” to give him a chance to … Read more