Why Jail Threat Hangs Over Samsung Billionaire Again

Samsung Group’s billionaire scion, Jay Y. Lee, finds out Monday whether he goes back to jail. A judge will hand down a new sentence for Lee’s involvement in a corruption case that brought down a South Korean president and ignited a backlash over family-run conglomerates. South Korean prosecutors have requested nine years, after a previous five-year sentence was suspended. This case — and another being tried separately — center on whether Lee and Samsung used illegal means to help him take cont

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