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Samsung Heir Felt Pressured by South Korean Leader, Prosecutors Say

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NewsHubSEOUL—Lee Jae-yong, the de facto head of Samsung conglomerate, told investigators probing his alleged role in a corruption scandal that South Korean President Park Geun-hye coerced him into contributing funds to entities linked to a friend of the South Korean leader, according to prosecutors.
Prosecutors made the remark during a news briefing Thursday, a few hours after a court declined to issue an arrest warrant for the scion of the…

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