On the 16th, District Court Judge Lee Hyo-gwon (李孝權) sentenced 38-year-old Bak Myeong-suk (朴明淑) to four months in prison (1 year, 6 month confinement was sought by prosecutors) for being an intermediary to adultery by selling bar hostesses to bordellos.
According to the indictment, since August of last year, Ms. Bak would seduce women by first having homosexual sex with them and then telling them, "There's a way you can make money." After brokering them as "comfort women, she would then embezzle between 200,000 and 300,000 hwan from them as income.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
1957 Oct 17 - "Evil Person Sentenced to 4 Months for Selling Bar Hostesses"
This October 17, 1957 article comes from the South Korean newspaper Gyeonghyang Sinmun.