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The 4 craziest details from the Samsung heir bribery case

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Lee Jae-yong is the billionaire heir who runs one of the most powerful companies in tech—and on Friday, he was convicted of corruption.

The Samsung Group vice chairman is effectively the chairman of the company because his father (the chairman) is in a coma, but now Lee’s been sentenced to five years behind bars. 

We pulled out four wild details from the case, below.

Bribing the president

Lee’s grandfather founded Samsung, and his father, the current chairman, is in a coma. Lee has served as de facto chairman for some time now, but it wasn’t a given that he would make the transition official.  Read more…

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