Samsung heir's prison sentence casts a shadow on South Korea's tech titan The man who calls the shots at Samsung was just sent to prison for the second time in less than five years. Even if the South Korean tech giant can keep its day-to-day business humming in his absence, the verdict is still likely to cast a long shadow. SKorean court gives Samsung scion prison term over briberyBillionaire Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong is heading back to prison after a South Korean court sentenced him to two and a half years over his involvement in a 2016 corruption scandal Samsung’s top executive gets 30 months in prison for briberySamsung leader Lee Jae-yong's original five-year sentence has been cut down to 30 months. Samsung's Lee receives 30-month prison term in bribery trialA South Korean court sentenced Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee to two and a half years in prison on Monday, which could delay the group's ownership restructuring following the death of Lee's father in October. SKorean court gives Samsung scion prison term over briberySEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Billionaire Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong is heading back to prison after a South Korean court sentenced him to two and a half years over his involvement in a 2016... Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for bribery and embezzlementSamsung vice chairman Lee Jae-yong is going back to prison, casting the future of leadership at the massive tech company in doubt. Samsung's Lee sentenced to two and half years in jailVice chairman returns to prison for bribery case related to ex-President Park Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong handed prison sentence over bribery scandalLee will now serve two and a half years in prison for his involvement in a bribery scandal involving then South Korean president Park Geun-hye.