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The billionaire's verdict

A judge sentenced the billionaire heir to the Samsung empire to 5 years in prison - for bribery, embezzlement and perjury. The judge's 5 year sentence seems like a compromise. Prosecutors had asked for a 12 year jail sentence. The Samsung heir and de-facto leader of the company, on his way to the prison bus, maintained his innocence and said he'll appeal the verdict.

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