Samsung scion Lee says he did not wield great power at chaebol

By Joyce LeeSEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee denied bribery charges involving ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye and said he had no knowledge of any pressure from her to pay bribes, as he wrapped up two days of testimony in his corruption trial on Thursday.

Testifying for the first time since he was arrested in February, Lee said he has not wielded extensive power in running the sprawling conglomerate. His role has been largely limited to being vice-chairman of the group's flagship Samsung Electronics Co, the 49-year-old.

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