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Korean prosecutors pursuing bribery charges against Samsung heir Jay Y Lee have zeroed in on a five-minute chat with the country’s president as the start of a relationship that put both behind bars. The landmark trial of South Korea’s

South Korea’s special prosecutor accused Jay Y Lee and other Samsung Group executives of conspiring to create fake documents to mask millions of dollars in bribes funnelled to a confidante of the nation’s president. Lee, the de facto head of

While being questioned for allegedly bribing South Korea’s president, Samsung Group’s Jay Y Lee is locked up at a prison notorious for housing convicted billionaires, a serial killer and the hangman’s noose. That doesn’t mean he’s

Samsung Group’s Jay Y Lee was formally arrested on allegations of bribery, perjury and embezzlement, an extraordinary step that jeopardises the executive’s ascent to the top role at the world’s biggest smartphone maker. The Seoul central district court

A South Korean special prosecutor is again seeking to arrest Samsung Group’s Jay Y Lee in relation to allegations of bribery, dealing another blow to a business empire mired in a nationwide political corruption

Jay Y Lee, the de facto head of Samsung Group, has returned home after being questioned for the second time over influence-peddling allegations including bribery that led to the impeachment of

A court in South Korea turned down prosecutors’ request to arrest Samsung Group’s Jay Y Lee on alleged bribery, perjury and embezzlement, letting him stay in place atop the country’s most powerful company while they continue

The long-orchestrated plan to cement Jay Y Lee’s position atop Samsung Group may put him in jail instead, raising questions about who would step in to run South Korea’s biggest conglomerate in the aftermath. Prosecutors are seeking