The director, who was handed over to trial for taking money and other valuables after receiving a request for admission from his parents, 메이저놀이터 was sentenced to a suspended prison sentence in the first trial.
On the 19th, Seoul Central District Court Criminal 19th Chief Judge Lee Won-joong sentenced Mr. A, a former manager of a famous high school baseball team in Seoul, who was indicted without detention for violating the Improper Solicitation and Graft Act, to 6 months in prison and 2 years of probation, and sentenced him to 19.86 million won from Mr. A. ordered the collection of
Mr. A, a former professional baseball player, received an envelope containing 300,000 yen (approximately 3.3 million won) from the player’s parents at a training ground in Japan in February 2020 while working as a baseball team manager. It turned out that he received 9.86 million won in money and goods. The amount of Mr. A’s receivables by fiscal year was 3.3 million won in 2019, 5.89 million won in 2020, and 10.66 million won in 2021. Among them, nine wreaths sent by the player’s parents in the name of Mr. A for congratulations and condolences to Mr.
In February 2021, Mr. A received 3 million won in cash from B’s parents at the supervisor’s office, and it was revealed that he received an additional 10 million won in March. However, Mr. A allowed pitcher B to throw only 0.2 innings, and player B did not meet the criteria for entering college. Parents visited the school and disclosed the request for admission, but the school did not show any will to solve the problem. When the parents filed a complaint with the Office of Education about the matter, the school finally imposed a disciplinary punishment on Mr. A, suspension of duty for one month. And he filed a complaint with the police against Mr. A and his parents for violating the Improper Solicitation and Graft Act, the so-called Kim Young-ran Act.
Mr. A denied the allegations during the police investigation. However, the police sent Mr. A to the prosecution with the opinion of indicting him for violating the Improper Solicitation and Graft Act. According to SBS coverage at the time, it was revealed that Mr. A requested not only cash, but also a funeral wreath and repairs to his car, and his modest amount was known to exceed 19 million won.
Mr. A denied some of the charges even at trial. He argued that there was no fact that he received some cash, and that sending a wreath to an acquaintance was an acceptable money item according to social norms.