According to Cheong Wa Dae spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom, Mr Moon gave the orders in connection with cases involving late actress Jang Ja-yeon, former vice justice minister Kim Hak-eui, and the ongoing investigation surrounding the nightclub Burning Sun. Mr Moon was also quoted as saying that unless the truth about these cases is revealed, the police and prosecution cannot regain their credibility and that Korea will remain an unjust society. The future of the organisations is on the line. Ms Jang took her own life on March 9, , at the age of At the time, it was revealed that the actress left several pages of handwritten notes detailing sexual and physical abuse by powerful figures. The notes also included a list of people she said she was coerced to have sex with, including members of the founding family of the Chosun Ilbo newspaper.
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An investigative TV programme in Korea is alleging that Yang Hyun-suk, the head of YG Entertainment, held dinners to procure sexual services for foreign investors in July , including Mr Low, who is currently at large. It was there that they were said to have been offered sexual services. The press in Korea have picked up on the story and have mentioned Mr Low in connection with the K-pop sex scandal. Psy was then under YG Entertainment but left the company to branch out on his own last year. However, Mr Yang has denied that he arranged sexual services for the investors.
The Burning Sun scandal , also known as the Burning Sun gate ,   is a entertainment and sex scandal in Seoul, South Korea which involved several celebrities, including Korean idols in popular K-pop groups, and police officials. It shocked the country and was the largest to hit the K-pop industry, upsetting the perceived innocence of its artists. The allegations of sex crimes involved added to the country's "epidemic" of what is called molka , a Korean word for the online distribution of unconsented sex videos taken of women, and the scandal became fodder for political parties, who argued over how to handle it. It began on January 28, , when MBC Newsdesk reported a November alleged assault of a male clubgoer at the Burning Sun, a prominent nightclub in Gangnam , by a staff member.
Several famous South Korean musicians were swept up in a sex scandal this week, prompting a few retirement announcements and shocking the country. Singer and television celebrity Jung Joon-young admitted on Wednesday to secretly filming and sharing sex videos with a chat group on a social media app. Jung Joon-young apologized to his victims and his fans in a public statement on Wednesday.