Ceo Who Blackmailed Big Hit Entertainment Sentenced To Prison Big Hit Releases Official Statement

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CEO Who Blackmailed Big Hit Entertainment Sentenced To Prison, Big Hit Releases Official Statement
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CEO Who Blackmailed Big Hit Entertainment Sentenced To Prison, Big Hit Releases Official Statement

September 6, the Seoul Central District Court revealed that the CEO of a contracting firm was sentenced to one year in prison for blackmailing Big Hit Entertainment, threatening to reveal information to the public about alleged illegal marketing by the agency.

According to sources, Big Hit Entertainment hired the aforementioned company for a marketing project. When the company started to struggle financially, the CEO anonymously threatened Big Hit, asking for money in exchange for keeping quiet about certain marketing documents.

Big Hit Entertainment releases official statement on blackmail involving agency and artists
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Big Hit Entertainment releases official statement on blackmail involving agency and artists

Big Hit Entertainmentmade an official statement concerning blackmail made against both the agency and its artists.

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On September 6, it was revealed CEO Lee of a marketing and contracting firm was sentenced to one year in prison by the Seoul Central District Court. The CEO was charged with blackmailing Big Hit Entertainment by threatening to reveal information about the agency's alleged illegal marketing practices and its artists.

Pledis Entertainment issues official statement regarding NU'EST member Baekho's sexual assault accusations
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Pledis Entertainment issues official statement regarding NU'EST member Baekho's sexual assault accusations

Pledis Entertainment has issued an official statement in light of the latest sexual assault accusations surrounding NU'EST member Baekho, also known as Kang Dong Ho from 'Produce 101' season 2. 

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"Hello. This is Pledis Entertainment. 

We are currently taking legal measures against false rumors, the spreading of malicious slander meant to attack one's character, malicious comments, online posts, and the copying and spreading of the following, regarding our label's artists. In addition to the content mentioned above, we will be taking legal actions against any and all illegal content, strictly and withholding nothing.

Pledis Entertainment releases second statement regarding NU'EST Baekho's sexual assault accusation case
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Pledis Entertainment releases second statement regarding NU'EST Baekho's sexual assault accusation case

Pledis Entertainment has released a second statement, further detailing the label's stance in regard to one online user's sexual assault accusation toward NU'EST member and 'Produce 101' season 2 trainee Baekho (Kang Dong Ho).

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The statement is as follows:

"Hello, this is Pledis Entertainment. We would like to announce an official position regrading the false statements relating to our label's artist Kang Dong Ho.

Pledis Releases Official Statement About Sexual Assault Allegations Against NUESTs Kang Dong Ho
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Pledis Releases Official Statement About Sexual Assault Allegations Against NUESTs Kang Dong Ho

Following sexual assault accusations against NUEST member Kang Dong Ho, his agency has released a second official statement.

Their official statement is translated below:

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Hello. This is Pledis Entertainment.

We would like to reveal our official stance on the false statements involving our agency artist Kang Dong Ho.

First, the words that are spreading online are all false. Since these groundless statements are spreading indiscriminately, we will be taking strong legal action against these false statements without any exceptions. In order to prove Kang Dong Hos innocence regarding the completely groundless statements and to make the individual be held responsible for being the source of the rumors, we will sue and file a complaint regarding violating laws of information protection and more.