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The Chairman of the giant electronic gadget company; Samsung Lee Kun-hee had died at 78

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Lee was convicted — and pardoned — twice for white-collar crimes, in a sign of the ills in South Korea’s relationship with its business dynasties

Lee Kun-hee, who built Samsung into a global giant of smartphones, televisions and computer chips but was twice convicted — and, in a pattern that has become typical in South Korea, twice pardoned — for white-collar crimes committed along the way, died on Sunday in Seoul, the South Korean capital. He was 78.

Samsung announced the death but did not specify the cause. Mr. Lee had been incapacitated since a heart attack in 2014.



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