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A Seoul court rejects request for an arrest warrant A son of Chong Kun Dang Chairman Rhee Jang-han was arrested on charges of filming sex videos, according to the police on April 2. Chong Kun Dang is one of the...
1. Wealth: $1.1 billion (Forbes, 2020) With the fortune of $1.1 billion, SPC Group Chairman Hur Young-in is South Korea’s 29th wealthiest businessman, according to Forbes. 2. Date of birth: May 17, 1949 Hur Young-in is chairman of SPC Group, South Korean...
Officials remain silent about whether to book Samsung heiress The police strive to finish the probes over Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin, who was questioned this month for her alleged use of an addictive drug called propofol. An official at the...
1. Wealth: $1.5 billion (Forbes, 2019) With the wealth of $1.5 billion, Michael Byungju Kim is South Korea’s 23rd richest businessman, even ahead of CJ Group Chairman Lee Jae-hyun and Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin. The two tycoons’ wealth amounted to...
Samsung heiress investigated for suspected drug use It took a full year for the police to summon Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin to look into the suspicions that she took an addictive drug for non-medical purposes a few years ago. The...
The South Korean prosecution seeks to change judges for the criminal retrial of Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, claiming unfair procedures are underway. The special prosecution team presented a written request Monday to ask other judges to try Lee’s...
Tycoon rebuffs rumors on another girlfriend SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won is expected to bring a famous YouTuber to the court as the latter hinted that the 59-year-old tycoon has another girlfriend. On February 18, One Law Partners rebuffed that the...
Samsung heir faces drug abuse probe On early January 19, 2017, Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong was waiting for the court decision all night at a detention center near Seoul. Back then, he was ensnared in a bribery scandal involving...
Investigation for Hotel Shilla CEO's drug use continues almost a year If ordinary people are suspected of having taken an addictive drug for non-medical purposes in South Korea, they would be instantly summoned to the police. That might not be...
Wrapping up a five-year divorce suit, South Korea’s top court ordered Monday Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin to pay $12 million to her ex-husband. The Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s verdict that the oldest daughter of Samsung Group Chairman...

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