• US Marine who slammed the Afghanistan withdrawal in viral video plans to plead guilty, lawyers say

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Lt. Col Stuart Scheller in an official Marine Corps photo.
    Marine Corp
    Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller faces six charges after he made a video slamming senior US military leaders.
    He is expected to plead guilty, The Washington Post reported , citing his lawyers.
    He reportedly hopes to avoid jail time and a discharge that would let him keep some military perks.
    A Marine officer who publicly criticized senior military leaders over the US withdrawal from Afghanistan is expected to plead guilty to several charges in hopes of receiving a more favorable discharge, one of his lawyers told The Washington...
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  • Samsung leader pleads guilty to using propofol, the sedative that killed Michael Jackson

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee.
    Reuters
    The leader of Samsung pleaded guilty to using propofol.
    He said he took it for stress over his father's hospitalization and separate legal troubles.
    He could be fined the equivalent of $58,327 if convicted, Reuters reported .
    The de facto leader of Samsung pleaded guilty to using propofol, the sedative that killed Michael Jackson. Jay Y. Lee, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, told a South Korean court on Tuesday that he had used the drug unlawfully, Reuters reported. He said he received propofol 41 times between 2015 and 2020...
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