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One of the principal offenders of “House N” in South Korea jailed for 7 years for distributing tens of thousands of illegal videos

by YCPress

November 17th. According to Korean media reports, on the 16th, one of the principal offenders of “House N” who was detained and prosecuted for violating the punishment of sexual violence crimes and other related special laws, the net name “watchman” Certainly, the Suwon District Court of South Korea announced that he was sentenced to 7 years in prison.

At the same time, the court also ordered Quan Mou to accept a 120-hour sexual violence treatment program, disclose and inform information within 10 years, and restrict employment in related institutions and welfare facilities for children and young people and disabled persons within 10 years.

The judge stated that the defendant Quan Mou uploaded links to other chat rooms in the chat room, causing more than 10,000 videos and more than 100 illegal images of children to flow out and cause widespread dissemination, which jeopardized the awareness of social integrity.

In order to avoid tracking by investigative agencies, Quan also set up server sites overseas, carried out banner advertisements, accepted sponsorships, etc. for financial gain, and uploaded articles on how to respond to investigative agencies.

Quan was suspected of opening multiple encrypted chat rooms on instant messaging software from April to September 2019, distributing more than 10,000 illegal images. According to the survey, it includes more than 100 related photos and videos of children and teenagers.

Prior to this, Quan was prosecuted and tried in October 2019 for allegedly operating an illegal website of obscene materials. In February 2020, he was additionally prosecuted for suspected “Room N”.

The prosecution asked the court in March to imprison all places for three years and six months, but as the “House N” incident surfaced, the prosecution applied to the court for a new debate. After conducting a supplementary investigation, the prosecutor’s final judgment held on October 19th increased the sentence by three times and applied for a sentence of 10 years and 6 months in prison.

Korean media previously exposed a series of cyber crimes, collectively referred to as the “Room N” case. Someone set up an encrypted chat room on instant messaging software, uploading and sharing illegally taken sexual exploitation videos and photos, which can only be viewed by paying members. The platform can set up private chat, delete information regularly after reading, etc., and support virtual currency transactions.