April fool: Coronavirus hoax K-pop star under investigation and could face prison sentence

//April fool: Coronavirus hoax K-pop star under investigation and could face prison sentence

April fool: Coronavirus hoax K-pop star under investigation and could face prison sentence

A K-pop star who claimed he had contracted the novel coronavirus but later said it was an April Fool’s Day prank is under investigation and could face up to five years in prison or a fine of 10 million won (US$8,100).A representative of the Korea Centres for Disease Control and Prevention – which is leading South Korea’s fight against the coronavirus outbreak – said it was investigating Kim Jae-joong, a former member of boy band TVXQ and current member of the duo JYJ.The organisation said Kim’s…

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