Samsung Billionaire Heir Sentenced To 5 Years In Jail For Bribery

The billionaire Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman and heir, Lee Jae-yong, was sentenced to five years in prison for paying bribes worth 8.9 billion won ($7.9 million) to a friend of then-president Park Geun-hye to win her support for the merger of two Samsung affiliates. The sentence marks a “watershed moment” for the country’s decades-long economic order dominated by powerful, family-run conglomerates.

BREAKING: DNC Fraud Lawsuit Dismissed

After months of litigation, The DNC Fraud Lawsuit has been dismissed by Judge Zloch. Lawyers Jared and Elizabeth Beck have long cited deep corruption of the judicial system as a potential reason for the suit’s dismissal. For many, this news serves as a final indication that American democracy is not only dead, but figuratively buried in a shallow grave, and forgotten.