Dance teacher of BTS fired from HYBE on charges of fraud and embezzlement
- By: Nat.O
- 2 weeks ago
A dance trainer known as the dance teacher of the group BTS was fired from HYBE on charges of fraud and embezzlement.
According to the music industry on the 21st, HYBE is said to have conducted an investigation after becoming aware of the misconduct of Mr. A, BTS’s dance trainer under Big Hit Music’s affiliated label. Afterwards, Mr. A was disciplinaryly dismissed through job exclusion and personnel committee procedures.
HYBE said, “As soon as we became aware of the misconduct of Big Hit’s dance trainer and the damage it caused to the company, we immediately conducted an objective investigation with the advice of an external law firm, and conducted a disciplinary dismissal through job exclusion and personnel committee procedures.” “We are taking legal action regarding the damage suffered after filing a criminal complaint.”
Mr. A, also known as BTS‘s dance teacher, extorted billions of won from composers, choreographers, and businessmen in the name of investment. He is also accused of stealing Hive’s name and forging private documents. The amount extorted by Mr. A is estimated to be approximately 5 billion won.
HYBE said, “This case is an individual member’s misconduct in violation of the company’s service regulations and employment rules.” He added, “The company strictly prohibits members from taking advantage of the company’s internal information, job, or position for personal gain and from illegal or unfair actions.” “It is prohibited,” he announced.