Hyundai Mtr CEO sentenced to suspended jail term


SEOUL, June 18 (Reuters) - The chief executive of South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co was sentenced to a suspended two-year jail term for political funding violations and negligence, the Seoul District Court said on Friday. Kim Dong-jin, also vice chairman of Hyundai Motor Group, which is South Korea's third-largest conglomerate, was found guilty of playing a key role in raising a slush fund to support politicians in the 2002 presidential race. Korean Air CEO Cho Yang-ho was also sentenced to ...

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