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S Korea: Choi Soon-sil jailed 20 years for corruption

S Korea: Choi Soon-sil jailed 20 years for corruption
From Al Jazeera - February 13, 2018

The friend of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been sentenced to 20 years in prison over corruption.

Choi Soon-sil was convicted of bribing South Korean conglomerates including Samsung, in a scandal that triggered chaos among the country's political and business elite.

She was also fined $16.6m.

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