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Samsung chief arrested in corruption scandal

This picture taken on February 16, 2017 shows Samsung Group's heir-apparent Lee Jae-Yong (C) leaving after attending a court hearing on whether he will be issued with an arrest warrant at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul. © AFP

Frank Smith
Press TV, Seoul

The chief of South Korea's largest conglomerate, Samsung, was arrested in connection with a corruption scandal involving the administration of suspended President Park Geun-hye. Lee is accused of bribing a close friend of Park Geun-hye to gain government favors related to leadership succession at the company. Press TV correspondent Frank Smith continues coverage of the ongoing scandal from Seoul. 

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