Photographer Accused of Coercing Korean Models to Perform Sex Acts by Threatening Deportation

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Police were searching for possible victims of a man accused of trying to coerce Korean models into performing sex acts by threatening to have them deported.

The most recent incident occurred on Oct. 26 when Jung Park met with a young woman who responded to an ad for body paint models, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department.

The woman told authorities she was initially asked to disrobe and pose nude for photos.

The 41-year-old Park then allegedly began to inappropriately touch the woman and attempted to rape her, the release stated.

When she refused his advances, Park allegedly threatened to report her to immigration officials.

In the course of their investigation, police said several other women came forward to report similar experiences with Park.

Park was arrested on Oct. 26 and released two days later.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has the case and will decide whether to file charges.

Investigators were asking for any additional victims who responded to these advertisements to come forward.  The ads were listed in Korean newspapers, websites and radio stations, which were run by Simple Touch Entertainment.

Anyone with information was urged to contact Detective Maltos or Detective Runyon at 213-473-0447.