The police have officially booked both Yang Hyunsuk and BIGBANG member Seungri for suspicions of habitual gambling, as reported by local media sources.
At a press conference held in their office in Seodaemun, the Seoul District Police confirmed the statement by saying, “Based on the intelligence we have received and discovered about Seungri and Yang Hyun Suk, we have decided to charge them with suspicions of habitual gambling. We will carry out the investigation as legally required to, according to the procedure,”
Regarding with suspicions of both of them raising their gambling funds through hwanchigi (환치기), a term that refers to illegal practices surrounding foreign exchange transactions, the police added, “We are reviewing the possibility of booking them on the additional charge of violating the Foreign Exchange Transactions Act.”
Previously, it was reported by JTBC’s ‘Newsroom’ that the former YG boss was involved in illegal gambling abroad. Additionally, Seungri was also called in for questioning on the same suspicions. Both of them are suspected for their involvement with illegal gambling, with the BIGBANG member in Las Vegas and Yang in Macau as well as Las Vegas.
It seems that both Yang Hyunsuk and Seungri have found themselves in trouble…AGAIN.