Li Zongli father Li Kun-hee served as chairman of the group, the Samsung fight technology giant. He was charged with bribery in 1996, sentenced to 2 years, suspended execution, and then charged with tax evasion and other charges in 2008, was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment, but also probation, then even was appointed President Lee Myung-bak for amnesty.
In the past, there were also many examples of top Korean plutocrats being "let go". For example, Lotte Group Chairman Shen Dongbin was sentenced to 20 months for suspension of public funds and fiduciary duties for suspended execution.
In addition, Chairman Zheng Mengjiu of Hyundai Motor Depot, Cui Taiyuan, chairman of SK Group, Li Zaixian, chairman of CJ Group and Jin Sheng Yuan, chairman of Hanwha Group were both granted presidential pardon.
BEIJING, February 6 comprehensive report