Samsung Group leader vows to avoid future political scandals

By REUTERS
December 6, 2016 07:05

SEOUL - Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee said on Tuesday he will work to ensure South Korea's top conglomerate avoids becoming involved in scandals such as the current influence-peddling allegations surrounding President Park Geun-hye.

Lee and eight other heads of domestic conglomerates are testifying at a parliament hearing on whether Park or a friend of the president pressured them to give money to non-profit foundations for preferential treatment.

He said Samsung Group did not give financial support to foundations in order to get something in return.


Related Content

Breaking news
June 23, 2018
Trump threatens EU in latest tweet

By JPOST.COM STAFF