Special prosecutors probing alleged corruption at Samsung Group said Thursday they indicted Chairman Lee Kun-hee for tax evasion and breach of trust while clearing the conglomerate of bribery allegations. The announcement concludes a three-month probe into a slew of alleged wrongdoing at South Korea's biggest industrial conglomerate. The prosecutors said they would not arrest Lee as it would "cause enormous disruptions" in Samsung corporate management.
Special Prosecutors Indict Samsung Chief on Tax Evasion, Breach of Trust Charges
The Associated Press
April 17, 2008