Joo Jin Mo’s Phone Hacked + Hacker Threatening To Reveal Personal Data
On January 7, Joo Jin Mo’s agency revealed that the actor’s personal cellphone was hacked.
According to the agency’s statement, the hacker is threatening to reveal Joo Jin Mo’s personal information unless they are given money and valuables.
Read the full statement below:
Hello. This is Huayi Brothers Korea.
This is our official statement regarding actor Joo Jin Mo.
We have recently confirmed that Joo Jin Mo’s personal cell phone was hacked. His privacy is being violated for being a celebrity, and [the hacker] is threatening to reveal his personal data to media outlets and demanding money and valuables.
To protect the actor’s privacy and prevent further damage, Huayi Brothers Korea will take legal measures based on the data gathered.
Moreover, we inform you in advance that in the case that reports based on false facts, reports that violate [Joo Jin Mo’s] privacy, or inaccurate and indiscriminate content are spread or reported, we will inevitably have to take legal action to protect the actor’s privacy. We ask media outlets for their kind understanding regarding this matter, and we ask for their cooperation.
We clearly state that we will take strong legal action without any leniency against violations of privacy, blackmail, or other behavior that threatens the artist, including this case. We will continue to do our best to protect our artist.
Moreover, we consider blackmailing and demanding money and valuables by taking advantage of [Joo Jin Mo’s] status as a public figure to be a vicious crime, and we politely ask you to refrain from overinterpreting the matter or reporting on facts that are not confirmed.
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