2020-07-03

The first public trial of the founder of Room”N” in Korea:Recognize all prosecution facts

By ddzyx

According to Korean media reports, the founder of South Korea’s”House No. N” Hengxu (transliteration, screen name”godgod”) admitted the suspicion in the first trial.

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According to reports, on the 2nd, Daegu Anton Branch of the District Court conducted a public trial of Wen Hengxu who was detained and prosecuted for allegedly distributing videos of sexual exploitation made against children and adolescents and threatening the parents of the victims.

Wen Hengxu and his defenders all admitted the facts prosecuted on the spot. In addition, apart from the accomplice statement, he also admitted all the evidence. The prosecution requested the referee to give Wen Hengxu an order to protect and observe and install electronic devices.

Andong Branch of Daegu District Public Prosecutor’s Office transferred Wen Hengxu to trial on June 5 for 12 suspicions of violations of child and adolescent sexual protection laws and special injuries. According to reports, the next trial will be conducted at 11 am local time on August 13.

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

Wen Hengxu is the founder of Room N. He is suspected of producing and disseminating sexual exploitation videos targeting most minors. In addition, he was also suspected of coercion, threats, violation of child welfare law, etc.

The police said that Wen Hengxu said he had committed similar crimes around 2015, and is expanding the scope of the investigation. In addition, in the future, additional victims will be identified, protected and supported, and the suspects’ crimes and accomplices will continue to be investigated.

(China News Network)