Jang Geun Seok’s Mother Who Ran his Agency Tree J Prosecuted for Massive Tax Evasion

This is the time to hopefully not get into any scandals and if scandals come then distance as much as possible. K-ent is reporting that K-actor Jang Geun Seok‘s mother has been indicted and will be prosecuted for tax evasion. The prosecutor is not asking for jail time but if convicted she’ll likely pay the owed taxes, interest and penalties, and in South Korea tax evaders also have to do community service. Call it public shaming if you will. She is accused of transferring over $1.5 million USD worth of cash from Jang Geun Seok’s agency Tree J from the Japanese bank accounts which collected his income from his myriad events and earnings in Japan where he is very popular. The money was transferred to tax haven off shore accounts. Jang Geun Seok’s current manager released a statement that Jang Geun Seok is not involved and had no awareness of what his mother, who served as the President of Tree J did, and he’s just as upset as everyone to learn of this. Jang Geun Seok has left the agency and will be forming a new solo agency with his manager. Continue reading