Samsung heir named as corruption suspect

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Samsung Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong and other top South Korean business leaders faced questions from lawmakers last month.

Prosecutors have named the heir to the Samsung empire as a suspect in the massive corruption scandal that has rocked South Korea.

Samsung Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, who is expected to succeed his ailing father at the top of the country’s biggest conglomerate, has been summoned for questioning over suspicions that include bribery, the prosecutors’ office said Wednesday.

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