South Korea Sewol ferry owner's relatives jailed for corruption

November 5, 2014 10:59 AM

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South Korea Sewol ferry owner's relatives jailed for corruption

Three relatives of the late shipping company owner blamed for South Korea's Sewol ferry disaster have been given jail sentences for embezzlement.

They are the first members of Yoo Byung-eun's family to be convicted over corruption, which authorities believe may have contributed to the disaster.

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