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South Korean Prosecutors Request Arrest Warrant for Samsung Head


The South Korean special prosecutor’s office requested on Monday an arrest warrant for Samsung conglomerate’s de facto leader Lee Jae-yong, local media reported.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee is suspected of transferring an equivalent of $18.3 million in bribes to a firm run by Choi Soon-sil, impeached President Park Geun-hye’s friend, in return for state support of a controversial merger between Samsung’s two subsidiaries, the Yonhap news agency said.

Full story: sputniknews.com

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