Netizens are speculating that Son Jung-woo filed his marriage certificate to lighten his sentence.

Choi Mi-bok, a senior judge at the Seoul Central District Court who was in charge of the first trial held in September 2018 sentenced Son Jung Woo, who was the operator behind world’s largest molka site ‘Welcome to Video‘,  to two years in prison and three years probation and explained, “he’s young and has no criminal record. He’s also reflecting on his crimes.” The court also exempted him from employment restrictions considering his age and other factors. 

The judge from the Seoul Central District Court who was in charge of the second trial that ended in April 16, 2019 also sentenced him to prison but lightened his sentence to 1.5 years in prison and explained, “He had a difficult time emotionally and economically when he was young. He also isn’t the one that uploaded a lot of the molka material on the website.”

In particular, the sentencing judge cited his marriage registration form stating, “I received his marriage registration form on April 17, 2019 and he had a family to support.” Son’s second trial ended on April 16, 2019 and he was sentenced on May 2. The marriage declaration was issued the day after the second trial was taken into account for his sentencing.

For this reason, netizens are raising suspicions that Son Jung Woo had “married” for the purpose of being given leniency. Even inside the court, it is said that “if such unusual information had been submitted, the court should’ve called in Son Jung Woo to examine the authenticity of the marriage.”

In the meantime, the petition filed against Judge Kang Young-soo two days after he denied Son’s extradition to the U.S has surpassed 420,000 signatures. His personal information has also been exposed on “Digital Prison”, a new site that publicly reveals information about controversial judges.
  1. [+1,427, -8] In short, these judges ruled in favor of Son Jung Woo because they’re all sexual predators too. 
  2. [+683, -6] He should’ve been repatriated to the U.S! Let’s appeal to the Supreme Court once more to change Seoul High Court’s single-minded system!! Sex criminals in the U.S receive at least 10 yrs in prison for child pornography and yet 80% of these same criminals in Korea receive suspended sentences??! Our country’s light punishment for digital sex crimes has even been ridiculed by BBC!!! Judge Kang Young Soo just showed the world that Korea is a sex crime haven. How does a 6-month old become a victim of digital sex crimes? The prosecution’s luke warm response is also problematic. Did you take into account the punishment from the U.S?!! Please let’s appeal one more time!
  3. [+538, -2] The judgements put out by these judges are so ridiculous! Really makes me suspicious whether all of them were Song Jung-woo’s molka clients..
  4. [+339, -5] How does this make sense? Is Korea crazy??!!
  5. [+103, -4] This makes me think that all judges are just weak-minded ba$tards..
  6. [+65, -1] OMG!! You’re saying there’s a woman crazy enough to knowingly marry this thug ba$tard??! How are there women with a mental like that in our country??
  7. [+41, -0] There seems to be a connection between him receiving the marriage certificate just before he got sentenced for his crimes. That judge must’ve received some “congratulatory” money himself..

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