back to article Samsung heir walks free after appeals court quashes bribery charges

The heir to Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, has been freed with a suspended sentence after spending a year in jail on charges of offering bribes to the disgraced former president of South Korea, Park Geun-hye. Last year, Lee was sentenced to five years behind bars for corruption after a six-month trial. He had been charged with …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    With all that money, no surprise there.

    1. SuccessCase

      Are you suggesting there was a bribe to make the bribery charges go away? Surely not.

  2. Douchus McBagg

    i'm shocked! shocked I tells ya!.... hands up who didn't see that coming?

  3. wolfetone Silver badge
    Holmes

    How much did that judgement cost him?

  4. Jim Mitchell

    "it still found him guilty of giving 3.6bn won (£2.3m) for equestrian training of Choi's daughter"

    For that about of money, they must have bought the entire stable!

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