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South Korea top court upholds Lotte chairman's suspended prison sentence

SEOUL (Kyodo) -- South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a suspended prison sentence against the chairman of South Korea's Lotte Group over a bribery scandal that led to the ousting in 2017 of the country's then president.

In October 2018, the Seoul High Court overturned a lower court ruling that sentenced Shin Dong Bin to 30 months in prison, by suspending the sentence for four years.

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