Date: 3 weeks ago   Category: Politics

The ex-president of South Korea Lee Myung-bak was sentenced to 15 years of prison


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The former head of South Korea Lee Myung-bak was found guilty of corruption crimes and sentenced to 15 years of prison and a fine of 11,5 million dollars, Yonhap tells. The former president was accused of bribery, assignment of means, evasion of taxes and abuses. The prosecutor's office asked for him 20 years of imprisonment. Lee Myung-bak became the fifth former president condemned in South Korea. In the spring of this year the court has pronounced a sentence to his successor Park Geun-hye. She will spend 24 years behind bars and will pay a penalty 16,8 million dollars. Photo: Google.Images to Share: corruption South Korea

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