Screenwriter of hit K-dramas “Iris” and “Hur Jun” is in jail, what happened? 

Choi Wan Gyu, who penned various famous K-dramas, is reportedly imprisoned in Gyeongsang Province.

According to a report by OSEN on May 20th, screenwriter Choi Wan Gyu was named on the list of habitual tax delinquents released by Korea’s National Tax Service in 2019. He was in arrears in an amount of over 1.3 billion won, including capital gains tax, etc.


In addition, he was sentenced to two years in prison and four years of probation on charges of fraud and habitual gambling under the Act on the Aggravated Punishment of Specific Economic Crimes in 2018. However, the reason for this imprisonment has not been disclosed.

Born in 1964 in Uljin, North Gyeongsang Province, screenwriter Choi Wan Gyu made his debut in 1993 and is best known for writing the scripts for successful dramas such as “General Hospital”, “Hur Jun”, “Iris” season 1, “All In”, “Love Story in Harvard”, “Jumong”,…

Source: dispatch

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