Samsung boss gets presidential pardon: South Korea justice minister
Billionaire Lee Jae-yong, who was convicted of bribery and embezzlement in January last year, will be "reinstated" to give him a chance to "contribute to overcoming the economic crisis" of the country, Justice Minister Han Dong-hoon said.
Pardon for Lee Jae-yong Shows South Korea’s Reliance on Samsung and the Chaebols
South Korean president Yoon Suk Yeol reinstated Samsung Electronics Co vice chairman Lee Jae-yong’s right to work after granting a presidential pardon Friday, news agencies reported
South Korea's Yoon pardons Samsung's Jay Y. Lee to counter 'economic crisis'
South Korea's President Yoon Suk-yeol pardoned Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee on Friday, with the justice ministry saying the business leader was needed to help overcome a "national economic crisis".
South Korea pardons Samsung's Lee, other corporate giants
Samsung's de-facto leader secured a pardon Friday of his conviction for bribing a former president in a corruption scandal that toppled a previous South Korean government, an act of leniency that underscored the tech company's huge influence in the nation.