Man Caught Selling Fake Block B Tickets Has Been Arrested

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Man Caught Selling Fake Block B Tickets Has Been Arrested
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Man Caught Selling Fake Block B Tickets Has Been Arrested

A man in his 20s has been arrested by local police for selling fake Block B concert tickets to unsuspecting fans.

Police say the scammer, known only as Mr.A, joined an online selling community and posted that he would be selling tickets to Block B concerts. He ended up selling these fake tickets to 16 people, taking away a total of ₩2 million KRW ($1,771 USD).

The police confirmed his actions through an analysis of Mr. As account activity, Kakaotalk messages, and surveillance video. The man was spending the money he received from his fake ticket sales at online gambling websites.

Tickets Selling Briskly as Jeonju International Film Festival Kicks off
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Tickets Selling Briskly as Jeonju International Film Festival Kicks off

The Jeonju International Film Festival kicked off at an outdoor theater in the southwestern city on Thursday.

This year's festival, which runs through May 6, features the largest screening program so far, with 229 films from 58 countries. A day after tickets went on sale on April 13, 80 films had already sold out -- twice as many as last year.

"On Body and Soul" by Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi opened the festival, an annual event in North Jeolla Province.

Music performances will also be staged by local and foreign bands, including Slovenia's Laibach, the first European rock band to play in Pyongyang. To mark Children's Day on Friday, animated films will be screened for families with kids.

Lovelyz Talk About Their Feelings On Selling Out Their Concert Tickets In Just Five Minutes
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Lovelyz Talk About Their Feelings On Selling Out Their Concert Tickets In Just Five Minutes

Lovelyz showed their gratitude for selling out their concert in a matter of minutes!

On July 14, Lovelyz appeared on a radio show and talked about their feelings on having their concert tickets sold out in five minutes.

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After singing their most popular song Ah-Choo live, Lovelyz was greeted by the radio host Kim Chang Ryul, who remarked, I heard that Lovelyz solo concert tickets sold out within five minutes. He also added, One of the audience here flew all they way from Texas to see their concert. They truly are popular.

Lovelyz thank fans for selling out all tickets to their summer concert
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Lovelyz thank fans for selling out all tickets to their summer concert

On July 14, Lovelyz made a guest appearance on SBS FM 'Kim Chang Ryul's Old School'!

The girl group opened the show with a live performance of"Ah-Choo".

Afterward, DJ Kim Chang Ryul commented, "I heard that tickets to your summer concert sold out in less than five minutes." He added, "One of our listeners present today will even be flying out from Texas, USA, to attend your upcoming concert. You girls truly are the trendsetters of this generation."

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This Boy Group Caught Plagiarizing GOT7 & Block B
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This Boy Group Caught Plagiarizing GOT7 & Block B

Reports have been buzzing about this Chinese boy group named TFBoys copying GOT7 Block B's choreography for their own performances and MVs.

The rather young boy group have been out for 4 years now and were celebrating their 4th anniversary with a concert in Nanjing, China. However, Chinese fans of GOT7 were the first to notice the shocking similarities in their dance routines.

Fans stated that Wang Junkai's solo performance of one of Joker Xue's song's utilized major choreography from GOT7's Yugyeom's 'Hit The Stage'performances. They also seemed similar to Block B's Ukwon's solo stages as well. Their choreographer BaoBao came forward and apologized for the similarities found in their dances and stated she created the dances with another dancer named Xiao Zhu. However, neither them admitted to borrowing or plagiarizing the dance routines.