Broadcaster Jang Seong-gyu wrote that he handed over the prize money he received to the program production team, and was accused of violating the so-called Kim Young-ran Act (Act on the Prohibition of Unauthorized Solicitation and Receipt).
On December 25th, Jang Seong-gyu was selected as an excellent DJ and received a prize of 5 million won, and said that he shared some of the money with the production team, and then accused him of violating the solicitation prohibition law, and eventually was investigated by the police. .
When the accused was revealed, Jang Seong-gyu said on his SNS, "I thought it was not the money I would receive, and it was a good point, and because it was an inexpensive gift that I didn't want any money for, if it's a gift for fraud, you can get off the radio. I even told you that it would be possible and forced you to accept it."
At the same time, Jang Seong-gyu said, "My thoughts were short and I was proud of myself sharing the prize money. I was narcissistic and did not recognize that it could be uncomfortable for some people and that it could violate the law." “I promise to take responsibility for everything if the punishment to be received is sweet and if any damage occurs to the family members who received the money.
The Act on the Prohibition of Acceptance of Unfair Solicitation and Gifts (abbreviated as the Solicitation Prohibition Act) is called the Kim Young-ran Act after the proposer's name, and public officials, executives and staff members of public institutions, and school faculty, etc. Ten thousand won, 100,000 won for congratulations and condolences.
(SBS Entertainment News reporter Kang Kyung-yoon)