RIIZE’s agency, SM Entertainment issued a stern warning on defamation and false information on social media

SM Entertainment, the agency of the group RIIZE, issued a stern warning.

On the afternoon of the 13th, SM Entertainment, the agency of RIIZE, stated, “False information about RIIZE members is indiscriminately spread through social media and online communities, and illegal acts including personal attacks, defamation, and malicious slander are continuously occurring.”

They further stated, “These are blatant criminal acts that seriously damage the personality and honor of our artists,” and declared, “We are fully aware of these matters and are reviewing the collected data. We plan to take strong action without any agreement or leniency through prosecution to ensure that the perpetrators of illegal acts are punished.”

Furthermore, they warned, “Continuous acts of stalking, verbal abuse, and insults, as well as invasion of privacy such as harassment of relatives, especially family and acquaintances related to our artists, are also ongoing,” and emphasized that legal action is possible in these cases as well.

Below is the statement from SM Entertainment.

Hello, this is SM Entertainment.

False information about RIIZE members is indiscriminately spread through social media and online communities, as well as illegal acts including personal attacks, defamation, and malicious slander.

These actions are blatant criminal acts that seriously damage the personality and honor of our artists. We are fully aware of these matters and are currently reviewing the collected data. We plan to take strong action without any agreement or leniency through prosecution to ensure that the perpetrators of illegal acts are punished.

Furthermore, continuous acts of stalking, verbal abuse, insults, and invasion of privacy such as harassment of relatives, especially family and acquaintances related to our artists, are ongoing.

Since these actions are personal criminal acts, it is important to be aware that legal action is possible. We kindly request your utmost attention to avoid any unpleasant incidents.

We sincerely thank all the fans who love RIIZE, and we will continue to do our best to protect our artists.

Thank you.

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