A perpetrator who is serving a prison sentence for second-hand trading fraud has caused controversy by sending threatening letters using the victim's personal information in the sentence.

On Dec. 17, an online community posted a post titled "I received a threatening letter from a scammer."

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In the article, Mr. A, who identified himself as a victim of second-hand fraud, said, "In January last year, I reported to the police that I was scammed by second-hand transactions, and in April, Mr. B was sentenced to two years in prison," adding, "Mr. B committed the crime three months after being released from prison for five crimes, and stole 1 million won from 4 victims in total."

He continued, "After the court ruling, I seized Mr. B's deposit and work incentive in accordance with the restitution order, received the money seized from the prison on the 2th, and applied for the release of the garnishment on the same day," he said, "When I searched for second-hand fraudulent reviews, I was contacted by a settlement, but I received a threatening letter."

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In the letter, Mr. B asked, "Do you remember me?" "It's good to have a restitution order. But wasn't that it? Declarations, restitution orders, and garnishments," he wrote in a hostile manner.

He said, "I saved up to go to the hospital because I wasn't feeling well," adding, "I'm going to make you feel right now. Please take care of yourself," he concluded with a threatening sentence.

Seeing this, Mr. A said, "It would not have happened if he hadn't scammed in the first place, but on the contrary, he harassed him, so let's wait and see," adding, "I don't understand that even if (the perpetrator) sends a letter asking for a settlement or a relief, the victim's personal information will be known."

As it turned out, it was a "judgment" that provided Mr. B with Mr. A's personal information.

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Mr. A said, "I received a copy of the judgment and found out that all the names and addresses of the people who applied for the restitution order appeared in the judgment," adding, "Will it be fixed only if a major accident occurs due to a crime of retaliation? Don't you know that criminals are coming to retaliate or threaten you when you get out of prison? I really don't understand that all the victims' identities are being made public."

"If you were scammed like me and apply for a restitution order, your address will be disclosed, so please fill in your address in a place where you won't be in danger," said Mr. A, adding that he had filed a complaint with the Ministry of Justice regarding the threatening letter sent to the perpetrator and also filed a complaint with the police for intimidation.

(Photo = Treasure Dream)