Former Lotte pitcher Seo Jun-won
Seo Jun-won starts against the NC Dinos in the 2019 KBO League.
Seo Jun-won, 카지노사이트 a former pitcher for the baseball team Lotte Giants who is on trial for producing sexually explicit images of minors, has been sentenced to six years in prison.
The prosecution sought six years in prison at the closing hearing for Seo Jun-won, which was held at the Busan District Court Criminal Division 5 (Chief Judge Jang Ji-seok) on Aug. 23.
The prosecutor said, “Although the defendant is a first-time offender, he has a poor criminal record, such as producing sexual exploitation material against minors,” and added, “He claimed that he did not know that the investigating agency did not know that he was a minor, and as a public figure, he should be a model for society, but he committed a great crime, so I want you to sentence him.”
Seo is understood to have settled with the victim after the last due date.
“The defendant has lost everything in this case, including being suspended by the Korea Baseball Organization and released from the team,” said Seo’s defense attorney, “and we ask for leniency considering that he is doing his best to find a new job.”
In his closing statement, Seo said, “Once again, I want to apologize to the victim and her parents,” adding, “I am ashamed of myself for trying to relieve the stress of my life in the club in a perverse way. I will not be able to play baseball, which I was best at, for the rest of my life, and my family’s livelihood will suffer if I don’t earn money. Please give me a chance.”
Seo was charged with violating the Sexual Protection of Children and Adolescents Act, including producing and distributing sexual exploitation materials.
According to the prosecution, Seo is accused of sending sexual messages and requesting nude photos of himself after getting to know the victim through a KakaoTalk open chat room opened by a minor, Miss A, 온라인카지노 on August 18 last year.
Seo was accused of sending 60 sexual messages to Miss A under the pretense of giving her pocket money, forcing her to take exposed photos of herself, and then sending the photos seven times to create sexual exploitation.
He is also accused of requesting obscene acts in video calls and threatening to distribute the photos if the victim refused.
At his first hearing, Seo admitted to most of the charges but claimed he did not know the victim was a minor. However, in the second hearing, he reversed his position, saying he knew she was a minor and committed the crime.
“I apologize for leaving the team in an unsavory incident and causing damage to the club’s image,” he said after the first trial in May.
Seo was released from the Lotte Giants following the incident. He is a native of Gyeongnam High School in Busan and has been a sidearm pitcher for the club since 2019.
He was also awarded the “1st High School Choi Dong-won Award” in 2019, 카지노사이트존 but was stripped of the honor following the incident.