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Posted by beansss AKP STAFF Friday, November 9, 2018

TWICE's Jihyo exposes a hacker who tried to ask her mother to send money via KakaoTalk

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TWICE's Jihyo furiously exposed a hacker who attempted to ask Jihyo's mother for money by posing as the idol herself on KakaoTalk


On November 9, Jihyo shared a series of photos on TWICE's official Instagram, and wrote, "My Naver ID was hacked recently so it is currently under lock, and I have not been able to check even my work-related emails, but this morning, I received contact from my family. Just because I'm a celebrity, you dare find my family's private contact information and pretend to be me? Stop playing such horrible pranks using these unthinkable means. I will not let you off easily next time. That's enough." 


In the KakaoTalk messages, a hacker pretending to be TWICE's Jihyo contacts Jihyo's mother from an unknown number, nonchalantly asking, "Mom, are you busy?" and "I'm texting with my manager oppa's phone", "My phone screen broke so I'm getting it fixed"


The hacker then continues, "Mom, can I ask for a favor?", and "Can you send manager oppa 5,000,000 KRW (~ $4,400 USD) through transfer? He'll return it by 2PM." The hacker then casually sent over his/her bank routing number, demanding by the end of the messages, "Mom... can you kind of hurry up?"


We hope Jihyo's family is doing okay after the incident. 


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MXKpopFan Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Messing with a celebs MOM tho? kinda shit is that -_-

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GreenBeans990 Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Usually, Girl group members keep this a secret from the public but Jihyo exposed this bitch ✨✨

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xhecthor Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Well, Isn't that a scam intent? Can't JYP sue this hacker and send him/her to jail? They alredy have the bank routing number, that should be enough to fidn out who's the owner of the bank account.

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ilovetzuyoda Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

That's low...

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HyperQ4 Friday, November 9, 2018 0
Friday, November 9, 2018

I saw this on ig but i had no idea what it meant

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pablo27 Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

God Jihyo knows...

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NJMSJMDCT_TW Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

He/She tried to scam a god. lmao

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Biggiecheese_18 Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Bruh if I ask for 4400$ to my mom she will just laugh

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August_D Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

This person has legit no logic. Like why would Jihyo of Twice ask money from her parents? If it was the other way around okay, but lmao Jihyo is rich enough she doesn't need her parents' money. People you have a brain, please use it?

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Anpanman Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

People who do this are disgusting

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ijijoow Saturday, November 10, 2018 2
Saturday, November 10, 2018

so did she send the money? hope she didn't

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strawberrimeii Saturday, November 10, 2018 1
Saturday, November 10, 2018

I don't think so. I mean I hope she didn't too. I'm sure she didn't.

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pink_oracle Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

I think like any sensible person the first thing she did was get Jihyo on the phone to ask her what the heck was going on.

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JKJ Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Get the Feds on it and find the twirp!!!

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pink_oracle Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

What a dick!

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qnaug Saturday, November 10, 2018 1
Saturday, November 10, 2018

well, if her mom falls for it, then she kinda deserve it … why the fuck would jihyo ever need money anyway, she probably has enough money to buy them a house by now

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Biggiecheese_18 Saturday, November 10, 2018 0
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Maybe the hacker didn't know it was Jihyo's account. They usually take random account

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