Samsung is by far the biggest of the family-controlled conglomerates, or chaebols, that dominate business in South Korea.
Barely days after his son's jail release this week, the Samsung Chairman finds himself facing fresh allegations of another white-collar crime.
Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested and is in custody at the Seoul Detention Centre over his alleged role in a corruption scandal which led South Korea's parliament to impeach President Park Geun-hye.
The special prosecutor is accusing Samsung vice chairman Jay Y. Lee of paying multimillion dollar bribes to a friend of impeached President Park Geun-hye.
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