South Korean police have arrested five men on suspicion of human trafficking, confinement and pimping. Photo: Alamy

K-pop hopefuls from Brazil forced into prostitution in South Korea, police announce

  • Seven Brazilian women who came to South Korea to work in the K-pop industry were instead forced into prostitution
  • Five Korean men have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking, confinement and pimping
Topic |   Music

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South Korean police have arrested five men on suspicion of human trafficking, confinement and pimping. Photo: Alamy
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Yang Hyun-suk, founder of YG Entertainment, pictured in 2013. Photo: AP

Police raid K-pop agency YG Entertainment over illegal gambling allegations

  • The agency was founded by music mogul Yang Hyun-suk, who was placed under formal investigation earlier this week over the allegations
  • YG is one of South Korea’s top entertainment agencies, behind acts such as BigBang, BLACKPINK and Psy’s 2012 mega hit ‘Gangnam Style’
Topic |   South Korea

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Yang Hyun-suk, founder of YG Entertainment, pictured in 2013. Photo: AP
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