Seungri’s Post-Prison Release Court Records Reveal Shocking Charges Including Illegally Filming Women Right After A Fanmeeting

His lawyer tried to deny everything but the court ruled otherwise.

Former BIGBANG‘s Seungri was recently released from prison on February 9, 2023. He was previously involved in the huge Burning Sun scandal that shook the industry. Accused of various charges such as embezzlement, sex trafficking, and illegal filming; the full details of his trials and charges were not released up to now.

On February 10, 2023, JTBC News obtained an exclusive of his court records and charges. According to the records, he was revealed to have indeed participated in the accused activities.

Seungri in front of court. | JTBC

1. Sex Trafficking

He was accused of providing sexual services to visiting investors by hiring escorts for the men. Things began at the airport, where Seungri picked up investors from Japan in December 2015. Escorts followed them from the luxury car at the airport all the way to the hotel. Following which, they provided sexual services to the investors upon arrival at the hotel. It is said that Seungri offered such services to investors from Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan a total of 29 times. Seungri admitted in court that the total expenses for these added up to around ₩43.0 million KRW (about $34,000 USD).

Although Seungri’s lawyer initially refuted the charges and claimed that he did not participate in the activities, the court deemed that he had not only been reported to about every detail [by his staff] but also was present at various locations with the escorts and investors.

2. Illegal filming

On the other hand, another charge revealed that he had filmed women illegally right after a fanmeeting. During BIG BANG’s fanmeeting tour in China around June 2016, as soon as the tour ended, he filmed three Chinese women naked in bed. Following this, he uploaded the content to the group chat on Kakao Talk.

Although Seungri’s lawyer tried to deny it by claiming that a madame had sent it to him instead, the court ruled that he had indeed filmed it himself after testimonies from other people. Also, it was inferred from the submitted KakaoTalk chat records.

Seungri was released on February 9, 2023, after a year and 9 months of imprisonment.

Source: JTBC