December 29, 2009
by Devin Montgomery
South Korean officials announced Monday that President Lee Myung-bak plans to pardon former Samsung Chairman and CEO Kun-Hee Lee on tax fraud charges he was convicted of in 2008. Lee had faced a suspended three-year prison term after an additional breach of trust conviction against him was vacated ...[read more]
October 10, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
The Seoul High Court Friday affirmed a suspended three-year prison sentence and fine for former Samsung Chairman and CEO Kun-Hee Lee, but cleared Lee of a conviction for breach of trust. According to the Korea Times, the High Court took Lee's poor health and contribution to the Korean economy i... ...[read more]
July 16, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
The Seoul Central District Court Wednesday suspended a three-year prison sentence for former Samsung Chairman and CEO Kun-Hee Lee, who was convicted of tax fraud. The court ruled that Lee should not serve prison time because he did not actively seek to avoid taxes, but many criticized the ...[read more]
April 17, 2008
by Jaime Jansen
South Korean prosecutors on Thursday charged Samsung Chairman and CEO Kun-Hee Lee with breach of trust and tax evasion, but decided not to charge him based on accusations that Samsung maintained a $200 million slush fund to bribe prosecutors, judges and civil servants. Nine other Samsung ...[read more]
April 4, 2008
by Patrick Porter
South Korean prosecutors Friday questioned Samsung Chairman and CEO Kun-Hee Lee about allegations of corruption, including accusations that Samsung maintained a $200 million slush fund to bribe prosecutors, judges and civil servants. Former Samsung lawyer Yong-Chul Kim first raised the allegations ...[read more]
May 29, 2007
by Gabriel Haboubi
A South Korean appellate court Tuesday upheld the conviction of two Samsung executives connected with illegal stock trading. Tae-Hak Huh and Ro-Bin Park were convicted of breach of duty in 2005 for selling a controlling stake of Samsung holding company Samsung Everland to the son of Samsung ...[read more]

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