It has been revealed that former FTISLAND member Choi Jonghoon tried to bribe a policeman after getting caught for DUI in 2016.
According to the police at a press conference on March 21, Choi Jonghoon has been charged for suggesting monetary and material bribes to an on-site policeman after getting caught at a DUI checkpoint in 2016. The policeman is said to have declined the suggestion.
Choi has been charged for suggesting monetary and material bribes to an on-site policement after getting caught for DUI in 2016.
Choi Jonghoon reportedly offered 2 million won, or $1,774 USD, to the policeman but according to the police, the money was not accepted. Meanwhile, the police have stated they plan to reveal the details through future investigations.
We intend to confirm how (the monetary and material bribes) were suggested, how it was rejected and how it was dealt with through future investigations.
Choi Jonghoon has been investigated for alleged police collusion and for circulating illegally-taken photos of a woman. Since his involvement in the Seungri scandal, he has left FTISLAND and announced his retirement from the entertainment industry.