Corruption trial brings Lotte family back together

Corruption trial brings Lotte family back together SEOUL, March 20 (Yonhap) — Retail giant Lotte Group’s Chairman Shin Dong-bin and his four other family members, all indicted last October for alleged embezzlement and other crimes, showed up in their first trial at a Seoul court Monday. Chairman Shin

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Lotte’s founding family denies all in first trial

The founding family of Lotte Group stood trial Monday, denying their charges of embezzlement and corrupt management of their businesses. It marked the first time that the feuding members have appeared in court together. The trial came five months after …

The Korea Herald

Trial on Lotte Group chief, family to begin this week

A Seoul court will hold the first hearing on the chief of the country’s retail giant Lotte Group and his family members this week over a string of corporate crime allegations, legal sources said Sunday. The first hearing on Chairman Shin Dong-bin, his

Korea Times

(2nd LD) Lotte family denies all criminal allegations in first hearing

SEOUL, March 20 (Yonhap) — Retail giant Lotte Group’s Chairman Shin Dong-bin and his four other family members denied all criminal allegations raised against them at their first hearing on Monday. Chairman Shin; his older brother and former vice …

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Lotte Group founder and CEO in court for embezzlement

A South Korean court on Monday (March 20) began the trial of owning family members of Lotte Group over a corruption scandal that hit the country’s fifth largest conglomerate last year. Lotte Group founder Shin Kyuk-ho, appeared at Seoul Central

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The ‘Skyscraper Curse’ Claims a New Victim

The glass-bottomed observation deck sitting 118 stories up in the Seoul sky isn’t for the faint of heart. That condition would apply to the tower’s builder, the beleaguered Lotte Group, as well. After almost seven years of planning and 4 trillion won


Lotte Group’s 5 owner family members stand on trial

While its Chinese operation has fallen under a barrage of retaliations from Beijing for yielding a site for a U.S. weapons system, Lotte Group at home is entirely preoccupied with a court trial involving five members of the founding family over various …


Lotte founding family’s corruption trial kicks off

[THE INVESTOR] The trial of Lotte Group’s owner family kicked off on March 20 with founder Shin Kyuk-ho along with his progeny and mistress appearing in court. Shin, along with his sons Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin and former Lotte Holdings Vice …

The Investor

Lotte founder’s elusive mistress Seo Mi-kyung

[THE INVESTOR] The illusive Seo Mi-kyung who appeared in court for the Lotte Group trial on March 20 is a force to reckon in the owner family’s power struggle. Seo met Lotte founder Shin Kyuk-ho in the 1970s when she was working as an actress after …

The Investor

Corruption trial brings Lotte family back together

SEOUL: One of corporate South Korea’s most powerful families is set to be seen together for the first time in years today. The occasion: a trial of criminal charges against Lotte Group founder Shin Kyuk-ho and his three oldest children. The Seoul

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Lotte family attend court hearing

Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin appeared at a Seoul court for questioning on suspicion of corporate crimes. Arriving at the Seoul Central District Court at 1:40 p.m., Shin said, “I apologize for causing many to worry. I will stand trial faithfully

Korea Times

South Korea’s Lotte family owners go on trial for graft

Four members of the family who control South Korea’s troubled retail giant Lotte, including its 93-year-old founder, went on trial Monday for embezzlement, tax evasion and fraud. Posted 20 Mar 2017 16:12. Lotte group chairman Shin Dong-Bin. his father, …

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