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Kang Sung Hoon′s Sentencing is Postponed to February

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2013.01.23 15:35 Mwave Choi, EunHwa Translation Credit : Erika Kim

Kang Sung Hoon′s sentencing has suddenly been postponed to take place at a later date.

At the verdict hearing held on January 23, Kang Sung Hoon′s final sentencing was postponed about three weeks. As such, the sentence will be given on February 13.

Kang Sung Hoon′s Sentencing is Postponed to February

The justice department said, "Kang Sung Hoon has been insisting he is trying to find solutions to the car and financial problems between him and the victim Mr. Oh. We thus have decided to give him three weeks′ more time. We will surely hand down the sentence at the next hearing."

Kang Sung Hoon′s lawyer said at the hearing, "We have solved the problems Mr. Oh′s been having with the name the car is registered under. Please postpone the sentencing as we are trying to reach an agreement on the financial issues also."

Mr. Oh said, "My family is suffering from the problems surrounding our car and the financial issues. I hope they are solved as quickly as possible," about the postponement. Mr. Oh was led to sue Kang Sung Hoon when he allegedly came to harm after Kang Sung Hoon borrowed his name and never paid back his money.

Kang Sung Hoon has been sued by three different people in proceedings that started in 2009 for swindling a total of 900 million won. On September 2012 he was released without bail after showing he was willing to pay back the borrowed money.

He then held a press conference, saying he "didn′t mean to swindle" the money, adding, "I was put under harm instead while trying to pay it back."

He came to sue a loan shark and an entrepreneur in December 2012.

Prosecution demanded a four year jail sentence in the previous hearing.

Photo credit: Hea Jung Min

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