Singer Kang sentenced to four years for swindling

10 January 2013 / 3 years 9 months ago

Source: The Korea HeraldA member of a popular 1990s idol group has been sentenced again to four years for fraud on Wednesday, the Seoul Northern District Court said.In April 2012, Kang Sung-hoon, the main vocalist of the boy band “Sechs Kies,‘ was sentenced to four years behind bars for failing to repay a total of 1 billion won ($900,000) he borrowed from three different people from June 2009 to November 2010.“The plaintiff was released on bail after saying that he would settle with the victims, but no payment has been made,‘ the prosecution said in the trial held on Wednesday, The 33-year-old singer said in the latest trial, “I apologize for and regret the incident. I would like to resume my career to reimburse the total amount.‘

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