prosecution files arrest warrant for samsung heir again

Lee Jae-yong, the de facto head and vice chairman of Samsung, is in trouble again after the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office filed an arrest warrant for him and two former executives, Choi Ji-sung and Kim Jong-joong.

Back in 2017 Lee was sentenced to 5 years in prison, following an investigation into charges of bribery, embezzlement and perjury (he was released soon after in 2018).

This time around, Lee and the two former execs are charged with committing illegal transactions and market manipulation related to the merger between Samsung C&T and Cheil Industries back in…