This recent exclusive report has shocked netizens.
According to one media outlet, a popular male idol-turned-actor who is currently in his 30s has turned himself in to police. He confessed his crimes of voice phishing scams.
The idol-actor reportedly visited Yeoju Police Station in Gyeonggi Province back on June 16 and confessed he received around 6 million won [around $4,500] from the victim of his scam.
The media outlet reports that he’s been suffering from financial difficulties and noticed an ad for a high-paying job position while scrolling around the internet. When he began working there, he realized it was a voice phishing job, he reportedly immediately looked for police to confess. Its also reported that police have since arrested three more affiliated accomplices. Police is said to be investigating the individuals on charges of fraud among others.
Its reported the news will be elaborated on further through MBC News 7 channel soon.
The idol-turned-actor identity has not been revealed yet, however, news outlets said he’s a famous former member of an idol group who became an actor.