Qualcomm fights $873 million in fines by South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission

Qualcomm fights $873 million in fines by South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission
Qualcomm fights $873 million in fines by South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission

Qualcomm's General Counsel Don Rosenberg reportedly told news outlets on Monday that the fine was also under question because of a possible link to the ongoing corruption scandal involving Korea's President Park Geun-hye and Samsung Electronics, a major customer of Qualcomm.

"The incorrect decision is the product of an unfair process that we believe was heavily influenced by commercial interests," Qualcomm General Counsel Don Rosenberg was quoted as saying, according to the Korea Herald.

"The recent reports about the special prosecutor's investigation into Samsung's connection to the former Vice Chairman of the FTC, who oversaw our case, has increased our level of concern."

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