Bribes of government officials.
"Samsung, founded by Lee's grandfather, is one of the key family-run South Korean conglomerates that have dominated the country's economy. Some credit them with leading South Korea's export-driven economy and rebuilding its economy from the ashes of the 1950-53 Korean War, but others say their successes were only possible because of corrupt, collusive ties with government officials.
"It was a typical case showing cozy, collusive ties between government and businesses," special prosecutor Park Young-soo said during Wednesday's court session, according to South Korean media.
Lee, who was convicted of embezzlement, hiding assets overseas and perjury, repeated a denial of the charges, according to Lee's lawyers.
Lee, whose official title is vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, took a higher-profile role after his father and Samsung chair Lee Kun-hee suffered a heart attack in 2014.
Samsung is the world's largest maker of smartphones, television sets and microchips." (read more in article link)
From defective products, see link below;
To sweat shop methods of production in Korea and Viet Nam.
I know one company's stock I will never buy.
For those who have been pushed off by Samsung on warranty issue of cracked screens, and have been looking for class action lawsuits, and wish to retaliate, give this a thought. If you sign the petition, remember to also mention the TV screen problem in the comments section too.
I feel sorry for the representative in this forum, he's a nice person, he's not the problem, it's the company.