Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong. Photo: Reuters
Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong. Photo: Reuters
South Korea

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong charged with stock manipulation in 2015 merger deal

  • Prosecutors said Lee committed breach of trust and other offences when two Samsung units merged in 2015, which gave him greater control of the group
  • Lee is already separately being retried on charges of bribery in connection with the corruption scandal that brought down former president Park

Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong. Photo: Reuters
Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong. Photo: Reuters
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