Anchor Park Soo Hong to Testify in Brother’s Embezzlement Appeal Case

Anchor Park Soo Hong to Testify in Brother’s Embezzlement Appeal Case

On the afternoon of July 10 KST, Park Soo Hong will appear as a witness in the appeal trial of his brother and sister-in-law, who are charged with embezzlement under the Aggravated Punishment of Specific Economic Crimes Act at the Seoul High Court.

Park Soo Hong asked the court to install partitions to prevent defendants from seeing him during his testimony.

Park Soo Hong’s brother and sister-in-law are accused of embezzling a total of KRW 6.2 billion (approximately US$5.4 million) from his appearance fees and other income while he ran entertainment agencies Lael and Media Boom from 2011 to 2021. Park Soo Hong filed a complaint against them for embezzlement in 2022.

In the first trial, the court sentenced Park Soo Hong’s older brother to two years in prison and acquitted his sister-in-law. The court found them guilty of embezzling 2 billion won. Lael and 1.3 billion KRW of The media boomfor a total amount of 3.3 billion KRW. However, they were acquitted of charges related to the embezzlement of Park Soo Hong’s personal funds.

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