Chung Myung-keun, 73, elder brother of the Seoul Philharmonic music director Myung Whun Chung (pictured), has been ordered by a Seoul court to pay $3.1 million for embezzlement from an arts centre project. He was previously sentenced to five years in jail, reduced to three on appeal.
There is no commercial connection between the two brothers.
However, media supporters of the sacked Seoul Phil chief executive Hyun-jung Park are making strenuous efforts o link the older brother’s conviction to flase allegations made by Park against his famous sibling. Read this, then puke.