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Lee Jae-yong (businessman): South Korean businessman
Lee Jae-yong, known professionally in the West as Jay Y. Lee, is a South Korean business magnate and the vice chairman of Samsung, serving as de facto head. He is the eldest child and only son of Hong Ra-hee and Lee Kun-hee, Chairman of Samsung, and is widely considered to be his father's future successor. He is referred to as the "Crown Prince of Samsung" by the South Korean media, and speaks Korean, English and Japanese. Lee is estimated to be worth US$7.9 billion, making him the third wealthiest person in South Korea.

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S. Korea court denies arrest warrant for Samsung heir [Video]

S. Korea court denies arrest warrant for Samsung heir

Prosecutors have accused Jay Y. Lee of accounting fraud and stock manipulation in an ongoing investigation related to a 2015 merger. Caroline Malone reports.

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S. Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir in probe [Video]

S. Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir in probe

South Korean prosecutors said Thursday they have requested an arrest warrant for Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee on suspicion of stock price manipulation and audit rule violations, among other offenses. Gloria..

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