On March 21st SBS News at 8 revealed more details as to the bribery allegations against Choi Jong-hoon. The investigation stems, as expected from the 'Burning Sun' chat logs.
Back in February 2016 he made posts in one of the rooms mentioning the loss of precious objects and making reference to a 2,000,000 won (2,000 dollar) payment. He also asks other persons present for the incident not to talk, all while maintaining an oddly boastful tone.
Further investigation revealed that Choi Jong-hoon ran afoul of a police patrol. Because Choi Jong-hoon tried to evade them, the police were alerted to his supicious behavior and moved to apprehend him.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via email@example.com.
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