In Seoul, the court arrested the Vice-President of the company Samsung
The court of South Korea has approved the request of the Prosecutor’s office about the arrest of Vice-President and actual head of the group of companies Samsung Electronics Lee Jae-Yong.
The request for the arrest directly to the company President sun Jin Pak was rejected.
They are suspected in the case of corruption in the environment removed from office the country’s President Park Geun-Hye.
The investigators believe that Lee Jae-Yong made the decision on rendering of financial support to a close friend, Park Geun-Hye in exchange for assistance from the authorities in the conduct of business.
In particular, the Corporation listed more than $18 million accounts registered in Germany, the firm owned by her friend Park Geun-Hye, allegedly provided the company consulting services, as well as directed major investments in its private funds.
In return, Samsung received support in merging some of its branches, the main shareholder of which was the state pension Fund.
On 9 December, the South Korean Parliament voted to impeach the country’s President Park Geun-Hye, who was involved in a corruption scandal.
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