Ji Soo’s authorized consultant, legislation agency Shin & Kim, revealed a brand new assertion offering updates on the lawsuit and investigation on those that revealed accusatory posts towards Ji Soo.
Earlier this 12 months, Ji Soo was accused of getting been a perpetrator of faculty violence in center college. There have been additionally some accusations of sexual violence with coercion, however KeyEast Leisure launched a assertion denying these claims. Following Ji Soo’s removing from the drama “River The place the Moon Rises,” manufacturing firm Victory Contents filed a lawsuit for damages towards KeyEast, and KeyEast later introduced that they terminated their contract with Ji Soo after a mutual settlement with the actor.
Shin & Kim introduced final month that they had been taking authorized motion towards the individuals who made false accusations and unfold false rumors.
On July 6, the legislation agency issued a brand new assertion explaining that the creator of a publish accusing Ji Soo of sexual assault had admitted to the the publish being false and apologized. Learn the complete assertion beneath:
Because the authorized consultant of Ji Soo (hereafter known as “consumer”), our legislation agency wish to inform you concerning the progress of the case as follows.
In March 2021, false posts claiming that the consumer “dedicated a sexual crime” up to now had been uploaded to a number of nameless on-line communities. Within the case of the publish claiming that the consumer sexually assaulted his spouse up to now, the author of the publish reached out to the consumer’s former company to confess that the publish was false and apologized. The opposite posts, nevertheless, continued to be unfold and reproduced with none effort to confirm the details. Consequently, the consumer filed prison complaints towards the writers of those false posts with the intention to appropriate the false info and convey the reality to gentle.
Via a search and seizure of IP addresses and extra, the author of the false publish was recognized not too long ago, and it was confirmed that the particular person was somebody with no connection to the consumer in any respect. The author is a soldier who enlisted within the navy not way back, and he admitted that he wrote the publish and that the contents of it are all false. Via a handwritten letter despatched from the navy coaching heart, he said that he had written the false publish as a consequence of his nervousness about his impending navy enlistment and sincerely apologized to the consumer. He additionally earnestly requested for leniency as he’s at the moment serving within the navy and his mom is preventing most cancers.
Contemplating the circumstances of the author in addition to his personal upcoming navy enlistment, the consumer accepted his apology and confirmed the author leniency with none situations. Nevertheless, a lot of the different writers of the false posts instantly deleted their posts after setting the web abuzz and have gone into hiding. We’ll present no leniency for these writers and proceed to take authorized motion.
In the meantime, a lot of the posts that raised suspicions concerning the consumer being a perpetrator of faculty violence up to now largely include false info. The consumer has sued the preliminary accuser and the writers of different posts and feedback concerning college violence for defamation. Lately, the court docket judged that there was sufficient purpose to imagine within the falsity of the posts and the injury suffered by the consumer, which led to a search and seizure warrant to be issued for the aim of figuring out the writers behind the college violence accusation posts. We inform you that the associated investigation is at the moment ongoing.
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