A 26-year-old Seattle, Washington woman convicted of extorting more than $300,000 from multiple men has been sentenced to a mere one month of work release and two months of electronic home monitoring after a judge argued his remorse was stronger than any convict’s he’s seen previously.

According to SeattlePi.com, the woman – Seul Ki Yum – “spent more than three years finding men on online dating sites and extorting them for rent money, purported abortion money or cash for a laptop or purse.”

The outlet states that many of the men Yum extorted were married and paid her to keep quiet.

“On multiple occasions, she would contact the men after they stopped seeing her to say she was pregnant and demand abortion money,” the outlet adds.

“In one instance, she lied to a man about being pregnant and purported to waffle back and forth about obtaining an abortion, saying she would sue him for child support if she didn’t receive abortion money.”

A single victim was reportedly forced to hand over nearly $240,000 after Yum threatened to tell his wife about their affair if he didn’t pay her $10,000 a month.

Yum was reportedly arrested in October after one of her victims wore a wire to a meet up during which he was supposed to give her $5,000.

SeattlePi.com states that she was “forthcoming” about her actions upon her arrest “and always intended to plead guilty to her crimes.”

“Because it was her first criminal offence and she showed remorse for her behavior,” the outlet states, “the prosecutor and defense agreed to an exceptionally low sentence of 30 days in jail or work release, followed by 60 days of electronic home detention.”

Following her arrest, Yum’s social media profiles were reportedly targeted repeatedly by hackers and stalkers, a fact her attorney claimed “made her realize what it feels like to be one of the victims in this case.”

According to US News, part of Yum’s one month sentence involves work release, meaning she will be able to take a leave of absence from prison during the day to work.

SeattlePi.com states that Yum plans to “follow a mental health treatment plan and hopes to acquire work to help her pay restitution to two of her victims.”

Sources:
US News
SeattlePi.com

  • Sid Whittaker

    “Because it was her first criminal offence and she showed remorse for her behavior”..
    First offence ???? First of how many????
    And of course she’s remorseful, she got caught.. D’oh!
    They need to investigate her standard of living (ie) purchases, value of her possessions etc.. and offset that against her actual declared taxable income. That’ll show how much she has extorted from all her known victims and the ones she’s keeping quiet about.
    Plus the IRS should get involved too.

  • Hairatic Rick

    She is on one month of work release, but she has no job. HA? Thank you feminist for giving men and women equal justice! HA pigs! ????

  • L84Cabo

    They should show a picture of the little whore’s face so men can be on the lookout if she tries this crap again. She should also have to register as a sex offender.

    • findthetruth808

      By the name “Yum” sound like she is korean. Ergo you dont want to see her face. I have not met many if any good lookin korean women.

      • Tobi Alafin

        That’s racist bullshit. There are several good looking people of all races.

    • LindaRivera

      I also immediately thought her face must be made public everywhere so that men can know who she is and avoid the wicked woman like the plague.

  • I_h8_disqus

    Don’t kid us. We know Ms Love You Longtime was doing the judge on the side and now has him by the short hairs too unless he gives her a short sentence.

    • Paul

      If the picture is of this case then the judge is a woman.

      • I_h8_disqus

        The judge is a man as the article points out. The picture must have come with the frame, because it is not related to the case.

  • Jannie

    Where are the feminists demanding more equality for women??

    • piccolit

      notice how the judge is a woman? you have your answer there, preferential treatment

  • findthetruth808

    I did not see anything about having to repay the money she stole. Why?

  • True.Epic.Crusader

    They should put women like that in a male jail with no special protection.

  • Wow,
    So blackmail is no longer a felony, but a misdemeanor?

    Seattle….you are setting yourselves up for a serious fall.

  • ssgtnelson

    Damn, all that equality!

  • James Lipton

    Who cares? She was robbing idiots. If you’re going to have sex with a woman, you’re an idiot to give her money to keep quiet about it.

    • ssgtnelson

      So you’re OK with extortion? You’re OK with double standards? A man would be in jail for extorting people… a woman gets a pass.

      • James Lipton

        No, I don’t really care about that. Don’t do the strange if you can’t take the shame.

        • ssgtnelson

          I agree… but this is about extortion. It’s pretty simple.

          • James Lipton

            Wouldn’t have been any extortion if the dude didn’t give in like a loser.

          • ssgtnelson

            Again… doesn’t matter. Being stupid doesn’t mean extortion becomes acceptable. And that women can use a pussy pass to get away with it.

          • James Lipton

            She didn’t. She got a punishment.
            Or do you want more here? What’s the appropriate punishment for asking an idiot for money and that idiot saying yes?

          • ssgtnelson

            She got one month. She coerced consent ILLEGALLY. The average sentence for a man is 102 months for extortion.

          • James Lipton

            Ouch. That must have hurt pulling that number out of your butt. You could compete with wage gap believers for anus elasticity.
            Extortion penalties vary because of how broad the definition is. She didn’t use force, it seems like she would be guilty by the mildest degree. So your argument really should be that this sentence was too mild for extortion.

          • ssgtnelson

            No, there’s this thing called Google. You simply type in “average sentence for extortion” and you get to see the Maximum sentences (varying by State but between 15 and 20 years) with the average being 102 months. Just a heads up; “Nu uh,” isn’t a valid debate point.

  • Tobi Alafin

    Is this the fairness you all wanted?

  • Herman Gunt

    Lame, or what.

  • Covfefeghost

    Another case of the p**** pass. Tell me again femnazi scum…… when you’re done stuffing your face with pizza, all about this inequality? The way I see it, if a man did this, he would get felony record, long jail time and heavy fines.

    • Janine Ferris Hosseini

      If a man told me I got him pregnant I’d throw him a baby shower.

      • Covfefeghost

        Lol

  • Tim

    I’m on the fence here.

    If you are married, dating online and are afraid of your wife finding out the point you can “secretly” pay out $240.000 instead of $10.000/month… that can buy you a whole lot of willing beautiful women but then you choose to waste it on a tinder date…? In that case you seem too stupid to have that kind of disposable money – or your ego and ideas of “success” are quite misguided.

    A month slap on the wrist for extorting more as a quarter million, that IS going really easy. If you are summoned to court for even less in a business environment, you don’t get “just a slap on the wrist”. You’ll get all sorts of “role of authority” and “misuse of power” kindof statements where people would love to lynch you for “taking money from those who didn’t know better”.

    Men are more easily subjected to harassment after a woman decides to toss them aside and raise an army for her pleads and version while the man is never heard. So how is this as “punishing as jail-time” for a woman, where as men get subjected to this on a daily base ?

    I suspect this lady had some kind of intoxicating appeal which influences the judge as these gullible men. In either case, these men are idiots.

    • ssgtnelson

      So…. extortion is acceptable if I’m married? Man, the mob would have loved you!!!

  • Dante Alighieri ????

    Free Market, baby. If the men are dumb enough to pay, so be it.
    It’s called Capitalism.

  • Janine Ferris Hosseini

    Sorry but the married guys deserved it. Who knows what diseases they could have brought home to their unsuspecting wives. The unmarried guys? Well something tells me they probably deserved it too.

  • Dan House

    since i can only get one month in jail ima start doing this to woman.

  • LindaRivera

    Justice is DENIED for MEN Victims because they’re men! Men are DESPISED for being MEN!

    Women PERPETRATORS are ADORED and given a mere slap on the wrist because they’re women!

    I DEMAND JUSTICE and EQUAL RIGHTS for MEN!!!