Seungri, then still a member of South Korean K-pop band Big Bang, arrives to be questioned at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency in March 2019. Photo: Reuters
Seungri, then still a member of South Korean K-pop band Big Bang, arrives to be questioned at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency in March 2019. Photo: Reuters

Former K-pop star Seungri jailed for three years for arranging prostitutes, illegal gambling overseas

  • The fallen K-pop star was convicted of facilitating prostitution for investors in a scandal centred on Seoul’s Burning Sun nightclub
  • A military court also convicted Seungri of illegal gambling overseas in the United States at the end of a lengthy trial that began in March 2020

Seungri, then still a member of South Korean K-pop band Big Bang, arrives to be questioned at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency in March 2019. Photo: Reuters
Seungri, then still a member of South Korean K-pop band Big Bang, arrives to be questioned at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency in March 2019. Photo: Reuters
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