SM Officially Files for Criminal Charges for EXO ‘Overdose’ Leakage
SM Entertainment has officially filed for criminal charges regarding the illegal leak of the choreography footage of EXO’s new song Overdose.
On April 14, SM Entertainment stated, “We have officially filed for criminal prosecution charges for copyright violations as well as a breach in the Prevention of Unfair Competition and trade secret protection laws at the Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office."
“Regarding strict legal liabilities, we will be dealing these cybercrimes in a strong and firm way,” said SM Entertainment. “We are also preparing for other additional civil suits for all possible situations.”
“We want to once again warn you to not engage in a second or third leak or any other illegal acts to prevent damages.”
On April 10, a video of the EXO members practicing for their new song Overdose was leaked online. The footage was to be used for MBC’s Music Core.
Meanwhile, EXO will make its comeback on April 15.
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