Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong. Photo: AP
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong. Photo: AP
South Korea

Samsung boss Lee Jae-yong, convicted of bribery, gets South Korean presidential pardon

  • The justice ministry said the billionaire will be ‘reinstated’ to give him a chance to ‘contribute to overcoming the economic crisis’ of the country
  • The government also pardoned three other businessmen, including Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong. Photo: AP
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong. Photo: AP
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