Following arrest Of K-pop star Jung Joon-young, South Korea deals along with fallout Of video camera sex scandalABC news #South_Korea

Following arrest Of K-pop star Jung Joon-young, South Korea deals along with fallout Of video camera sex scandalABC news #South_Korea

March 26, 2019 0 By NewsTakers

Police in South Korea are cracking down on the illegal filming and sharing of sex videos amid a widening scandal that uncovered spy cameras in the motel rooms of hundreds of guests and the high-profile arrest of a K-pop celebrity this week.
The stepped-up efforts by authorities come as pop star Jung Joon-young was arrested Thursday on charges of filming and sharing a sex video without consent in a group chat on a social networking app.
(South Korea’s National Police Agency) South Korea’s National Police Agency found micro spy cameras inside a motel room in rural parts of the country.
There is a growing awareness of digital sex crimes, especially on secretly filmed sex videos, in South Korea.
More than 6,000 sex crimes involving illegal filming were reported in 2017, according to South Korea’s ministry of land, infrastructure and transport.
Moreover, South Korea’s Supreme Court plans to modify sentence guidelines on hidden camera sex crimes in May to establish consistent sentencing practices.
“Penalties have become heavier for sex crime offenders, but the fundamental problem is that those who watch these illegally filmed sex videos are not punished,” Lee told ABC News.
In a separate case, Seungri is being investigated for allegedly being linked to prostitution at a nightclub in Seoul.
(South Korea’s National Police Agency) South Korea’s National Police Agency found micro spy cameras inside a motel room in rural parts of the country.
“There was a lack of understanding of the nature of Social Networking Service, that everything is recorded within the internet space and that it can easily objectify or harm a third party,” he said.

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