Samsung’s Heir Jay Y. Lee Sentenced to 5 Years in jail! Read Terms, Rules & Details

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Samsung’s Heir Jay Y. Lee Sentenced to 5 Years in jail! Read Terms, Rules & Details: Samsung a South Korean multinational conglomerate. Over the next three decades, the group diversified into areas including food processing, textiles, insurance, securities, and retail. Samsung entered the electronics industry in the late 1960s  currently one of the best company in the world.

Choi Gee-sung, President and Chief Executive of the digital media at Samsung has worked way too hard to reach the top of South Korea’s Samsung Group.

Samsung's Heir Jay Y. Lee Sentenced to 5 Years in jail! Read Terms, Rules & Details
Samsung’s Heir Jay Y. Lee Sentenced to 5 Years in jail! Read Terms, Rules & Details

On Friday, Choi Gee-sung has been sentenced to 4 years in jail by a Seoul court for his part in a corruption scandal and also his boss Lee Jae-Yong a five-year jail sentence.

Choi Gee-sung was born in 1951 during Korean War and joined the Samsung at 1977 he worked way too hard for the Samsung’s all main business from chips and mobile to display screens.Choi was well known for his tenacity, attention to detail, and focused drive.Choi was the one to help Samsung Electronic’s to overtake Nokia and Apple Inc in the mobile industry and Sony in television manufacturing. He becomes the Ceo of Samsung in 2010.

Samsung’s Heir Jay Y. Lee Sentenced to 5 Years in jail! Read Terms, Rules & Details

Choi worked as a mentor for Jay Y. Lee’s and helped him to take over his father who was incapacitated by a heart attack in 2014.Under Choi guidance  Lee started reaching the top and helped him restructuring of the conglomerate to cement the Lee family’s control. That plan also included a controversial $8 billion merger of two Samsung units that has been central to prosecutors case against the group and Lee. Prosecutors have accused the Samsung of paying bribe totaling 43 billion won ($37.74 million) to organizations linked to South Korean President Park Geun-Hye’s friend.

As a head of the clock tower, Chio said that he has chosen the greater responsibility than Lee and the decisions he made over matters related to the scandal were inevitable the decisions he took is for protecting the Samsung from political pressure.

On a court, during the trial, Choi said that “If you were to hold Samsung responsible, please blame me. I am aging and lost judgment … Others just trusted me and followed my judgment,”.

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