Former AOA‘s Kwon Mina lately gave an interview on February 20, 2023, revealing that she had been the sufferer of a rip-off. She acknowledged to Channel A information that she had been working half time for an nameless chat, when she fell sufferer to fraud.
Mina had began the job on February 6, because it promised to be “high-paying.” The job had her enter a chat room with males, and he or she was to earn cash by receiving “factors” within the chat as presents, which may very well be turned into money. Mina had obtained factors equal to round ₩8.00 million KRW (about $6,180 USD) in money, and requested for her factors to be transformed. However as a substitute, they’d requested her to pay extra cash to be able to course of the charges. She needed to undergo 6 rounds of extra funds to “elevate her grade” as a part of the necessities for conversion.
Not solely that, as soon as they discovered that she was a former idol, they threatened her utilizing the images of her legs that she had despatched within the chat room. There are different victims apart from Kwon Mina, and the police are at present investigating the matter. Mina was mentioned to have agreed to the interview to forestall different victims from occurring.
Mina had beforehand already admitted by way of social media that she had been sufferer to the chatting job fraud. She claimed to have misplaced round ₩50.0 million KRW (about $38,600 USD).