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S. Korea ex-president Lee appeals 15-year jail term
Seoul, Oct 12, 2018 (AFP) - Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak will appeal a court verdict that last week sentenced him to 15 years in prison for corruption, his lawyer said Friday.
Lee was found guilty of bribery and embezzlement charges -- becoming the latest of the country's former leaders to be jailed after leaving office.
The conservative politician, who helmed Hyundai Construction before his election to the presidency, was ...