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Samsung's billionaire chief is now in a jail cell with a mattress on the floor and no shower - Business Insider

Reuters SEOUL, South Korea — For Jay Y. Lee, the third-generation leader of South Korea's massive Samsung Group and scion of the country's wealthiest family, home is now a 71-square-foot detention cell with a toilet in the corner behind a partition ...and more »

Shocking Arrest Warrant Issued For Billionaire Samsung Head Jay Y. Lee - Forbes

Update: On March 9, through a preliminary hearing for a trial, Lee has denied all charges against him, according to his lawyer. He remains detained in Seoul Detention Centre. Update: On February 28, Lee was indicted on bribery and embezzlement charges.and more »

Samsung Group Chief Arrested in Impeachment Scandal Investigation - Fortune

Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested on Friday, a South Korean court said, over his alleged role in a corruption scandal that led parliament to impeach President Park Geun-hye. The Seoul Central District Court also rejected a request to issue an ...and more »

Samsung boss arrested over bribery allegations - Wired.co.uk

Lee Jae-Yong, the de-facto boss of Samsung, has been arrested in connection with a wide-ranging scandal in South Korea. A court in the country said it believed it had to arrest Lee after new evidence surrounding accusations of bribery and other charges ...and more »

Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Heir, Is Arrested on Bribery Charges - New York Times

SEOUL, South Korea — The de facto leader of Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, was arrested Friday on bribery charges, a dramatic turn in South Korea's decades-old struggle to end collusive ties between the government and powerful family-controlled ...and more »

Samsung boss arrested in South Korea's explosive corruption scandal - Washington Post

KUALA LUMPUR — Samsung's de facto head, Lee Jae-yong, was arrested in Seoul on Friday morning on charges of bribery over his alleged role in an explosive corruption scandal that has riveted South Korea. The 48-year-old heir apparent to the Samsung ...and more »

Asia in 3 minutes: Going up: India's rockets. Going down: India's air, Samsung's heir - South China Morning Post

A South Korean court approved on Friday the arrest of a billionaire heir to Samsung accused of bribery and other charges in connection to a massive corruption scandal, a stunning decline for the princeling of South Korea's richest family. The Seoul ...and more »

Money, Power, Family: Inside South Korea's Chaebol - New York Times

HONG KONG — In South Korea, it's all in the family. South Korean officials on Friday arrested Lee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung and the scion of an immensely wealthy and powerful family. Mr. Lee — known as Jay Y. Lee in the West — was ...and more »

Samsung head arrested over South Korean Choi-gate corruption scandal - The Guardian

Lee Jae-yong, also known as Jay Y Lee, alleged to have paid £30m in bribes to presidential crony Choi Soon-sil. Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies in Seoul. Fri 17 Feb 2017 07.43 EST First published on Thu 16 Feb 2017 19.27 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Samsung Heir Jay Y. Lee Is Arrested on Bribery Allegations - Bloomberg

Samsung Group's Jay Y. Lee was formally arrested on allegations of bribery, perjury and embezzlement, an extraordinary step that jeopardizes the executive's ascent to the top role at the world's biggest smartphone maker. The Seoul Central District ...and more »