CHO JU-BIN: SUSPECTED LEADER OF ONLINE SEXUAL BLACKMAIL RING NAMED AFTER MILLIONS SIGN PETITION IN SOUTH KOREA. Suspect nicknamed “Doctor” accused of “virtually enslaving” 74 victims

March 25, 2020
Andy Gregory
Independent

The alleged leader of an online sexual blackmail ring which exploited dozens of vulnerable women and girls has been named after millions signed petitions in South Korea.

At least 74 women, including 16 underage girls, were “virtually enslaved” for months, according to South Korea’s National Police Agency.

They were blackmailed and coerced by the group into sending videos of themselves performing increasingly degrading and sometimes violent sexual acts.

These were then posted to chatrooms on the encrypted Telegram messaging app, where some 10,000 people used cryptocurrencies to pay the group between £150 and £1,000 for