Seoul court to rule on Samsung scion Lee in bribery trial


By Joyce Lee and Yuna ParkSEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court will rule on Friday on corruption charges against Jay Y.

Lee, the billionaire head of Samsung Group, after a six-month trial in a nationwide bribery scandal that triggered the dismissal from office of the country's president.Lee, the 49-year-old heir to one of the world's biggest corporate empires, has been held since February on charges that he bribed then president Park Geun-hye to help secure control of a conglomerate that owns Samsung Electronics, the world's leading smartphone.....

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