Lee Jae-yong, vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, is escorted by prison officers at Seoul Central District Court on Friday, August 25, 2017. Photo: Bloomberg

Uncertainty awaits Samsung after heir and vice-chairman gets five-year jail term for bribing former president

Lee Jae-yong was accused of offering US$38 million in bribes to four entities controlled by presidential aide, in exchange for government help with a merger

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Lee Jae-yong, vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, is escorted by prison officers at Seoul Central District Court on Friday, August 25, 2017. Photo: Bloomberg
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