If convicted, Samsung's Lee could be c/o Uijeongbu Prison


By Joyce Lee and Haejin ChoiSEOUL (Reuters) - If convicted and given a jail sentence, home for Jay Y. Lee, the billionaire de facto head of South Korean conglomerate Samsung, could be a crowded prison set in wooded hills just to the north of Seoul, where disgraced politicians and business leaders have previously served time.

Lee, who has been tried on charges ranging from bribery to perjury in a scandal that triggered the dismissal from office of the country's ex-president Park Geun-hye, will hear the verdict of a lower court on Friday. Prosecutors.

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