At an event that's been dubbed the "trial of the century", prosecutors spent an hour laying out the charges against Lee, South Korea's highest profile business leader.
According to Samsung, operating profit for the first three months of this year is estimated at 9.9 trillion won ($8.7 billion), up 48 percent from a year earlier.
Samsung, the world's largest maker of smartphones and display panels, has unveiled the Galaxy S8 smartphone last week, which is set to go on sales later this month.
Revenue for the quarter likely rose 9.7 percent to 14.7 trillion won, the firm said. An issue that caused Samsung's own Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee to be arrested and he is now facing charges for bribing their former president Park Geun-hye.
Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye (C) leaves the prosecutors' office in a vehicle as she is transferred to a detention center, in Seoul, South Korea, March 31, 2017. Then, earlier this year the company's de facto leader Lee Jae-yong was arrested by South Korean authorities and charged over his involvement in the corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of former President Park Geun-hye.
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Samsung has been going through a rough patch due to Galaxy Note 7's debacle and massive corruption scandal that was unearthed in its homeland. Lee, who was arrested in February, has been charged with paying almost $40 million to the now-impeached president's close friend Choi Soon-Sil, allegedly as bribes to secure policy favours.
Lee's case was a typical example of the "unhealthy relations between politicians and businessmen", said Special Prosecutor Park Young-soo.
Samsung will deliver the official results later this month.
Samsung Electronics Co. posted higher-than-projected profit on strong sales of memory chips and displays, showing that its core businesses remain stable even after losing its global lead in smartphones to Apple Inc.
The forecast will come as welcome news to the South Korean giant after a torrid period in which it had to ditch its flagship Galaxy Note 7 handset after several battery fires.
The Seoul district court is expected to give its ruling in May.
The launches are considered to be in violation with the corresponding resolution adopted by the United Nations. It has conducted five nuclear tests, two since the beginning of previous year , and scores of missile tests.
The financially rich Planned Parenthood could have solved the problem by installing sonogram equipment at its satellite centers. The Planned Parenthood clinic on Fairfield Street is among those faced with a possible loss of federal funding.
Thursday morning, reports of a man with a gun who appeared to be drunk at Lincoln Elementary School prompted a lockdown. He can be seen buying stamps at the Janesville Post Office before crossing the street and mailing the manifesto.
Jordan Thompson will face John Isner , who was in excellent form despite losing to Kyrgios on Saturday over three tense sets. Thompson, Australians No. 2 singles behind No. 16 Kyrgios, was a prohibitive underdog against Sock.
Dan Altavilla (1-0) pitched a scoreless eighth for the win and Edwin Diaz struck out two in a ideal ninth for his first save. He became a World Series hero by returning early to start four road games as the Cubs' designated hitter against Cleveland.
Gardner doubled ahead of No. 2 hitter Sanchez in the fifth, and then Sanchez - just 1-for-14 on the season entering that at-bat. Given the position that Sanchez plays - catcher - it will be interesting to see how much time Sanchez will spend on the shelf.
At first it seemed Klopp might not fancy him but during the second half of last season it appeared he'd become the golden boy. Despite the fact that Joshua King was surrounded by red shirts, the Bournemouth midfielder still managed to get his shot off.
Around 3 PM, BSE Sensex traded lower by 82 points, or 0.27%, to 29,892, while the Nifty 50 falls 28 points, or 0.31%, to 9,237. The central bank also raised the growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.4% from 6.7% in 2016-17.
Spurs made it six league victories on the spin with a dominant showing to maintain the heat on leaders Chelsea. Spurs' cause will be aided by the return of Harry Kane who has missed the last month with an ankle injury.
However, two-time reigning MVP Stephen Curry is listed as doubtful to face the Pelicans on Saturday because of a bruised knee. At 65-14, the team is now 4.5 games clear of the San Antonio Spurs, who are going to play as the No. 2 seed in the playoffs.
Subs: Adlene Guedioura (for Husband, 59) 6, Patrick Bamford (for Negredo, 71) 6, Cristhian Stuani (for Gestede, 81) 6. Silva retained the side which finished the game on Saturday keeping two wingers and two strikers up front.
Few on late missed call: 'Just the way it goes'
From there, as the teams continued to trade points, the officials couldn't stop blowing the whistle. Jackson was 0-for-9 from beyond the arc but finished with 16 points, while Isaiah Hicks added 13.
Trucking adds 4700 jobs, sets record high in March
Observers had expected at least double the jobs growth in March, which would have held steady with the trends of recent months. In a note to investors, BMO chief economist Douglas Porter described last month's numbers as a "hearty rise".
Trump to Abe: US to boost military defense against NKorea
United States officials are hoping the Chinese leaders will convince their ally - through sanctions or diplomacy - to back off. Tillerson's statement , in full, reads: "North Korea launched yet another intermediate range ballistic missile".
South Korea Test Fires 800 Kilometre-Range Missile
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff issued a similar assessment, saying the missile flew about 60 kilometers (37 miles). South Korea and the USA confirm North Korea launched a single ballistic missile at a facility near Sinpo at 6:42 a.m.
Michigan boy, 11, hangs himself after social media prank
She said she hopes the devastating incident sends the message that parents have to be aware of the dark side of social media. Goss says the accused girl was Tysen's girlfriend, who allegedly faked her own suicide on various social media sites.
President Trump may fire Preibus and Bannon
Trump is weighing a decision to replace loyalists and his promise to drain the swamp with the very creatures who profit there. Kushner was meeting with worldwide coalition forces in Iraq as Bannon was bumped down the NSC ladder.
Gambler tied to Phil Mickelson convicted of insider trading
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Davis, who was Walters's friend, business partner and golfing pal of more than 20 years, was the government's star witness.
High-risk HPV affects 23 percent of American adults
Recent research from the CDC this week showed that almost half of Americans are infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV). Paul Offit, professor of pediatrics and director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.