FILE Photograph: Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman, Jay Y. Lee, speaks for the duration of a info conference at a firm’s workplace atmosphere constructing in Seoul, South Korea, May six, 2020. Info/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool
SEOUL (Info) – Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee on Tuesday was summoned and questioned by prosecutors about a controversial 2015 merger of two of the group’s affiliates, Yonhap Info Business claimed.
A Samsung Electronics spokesman declined to comment. Prosecutors had been not promptly readily offered for remark.
Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin Supplemental reporting by Hyonhee Shin Editing by Tom Hogue