She also threatened to disclose their relationship to his co-workers, reports say.
The man reportedly made a series of payments adding up to ,000 over time for her silence.
Once all ,000 had been paid, she demanded another ,000, which he ultimately paid after she threatened to publicize their relationship and post nude pictures of the man online.
The man's family ultimately filed for an anti-harassment order against Yum.Victim four In August, Seattle police came across this victim, a high-end wine retailer in Berkeley, Calif., when the FBI was investigating him for running a Ponzi scheme in which he allegedly sold millions of dollars in non-existent wine futures.They saw each other about six of seven times before she allegedly disclosed that she would date other people, prompting the man to say that he, too, would see other women.Yum reportedly grew angry at the man's statement, and her reaction was so "irrational" that he decided to stop seeing her, reports say. A few weeks after they stopped dating, Yum allegedly told the man that she was pregnant with their child and that either she would have the child and sue him for child support or he could date her again and she would consider an abortion.more A 25-year-old woman extorted several men she met online for thousands of dollars by fabricating abortion and mental health care and threatening to disclose her relationships with married men, King County prosecutors say.
Seul Ki Yum is charged with four counts of second-degree extortion for regular, calculated blackmailing of Seattle-area men she met through various dating websites for several years.
A joint investigation between the Seattle Police Department and FBI indicates that Yum extorted at least seven men by either lying to them about needing abortion money, vowing to expose their extramarital relationships to their family and co-workers and other means of drawing cash from them hundreds to thousands of dollars at a time.
She managed to reel in well-heeled men, including business executives and attorneys who lost thousands of dollars in exchange for her silence.
He told her that he notified authorities, to which she reportedly responded by threatening to send screen captures of their texting conversations to his partner, her family and co-workers.
The man estimated that he had paid Yum at least ,000 in extortion payments.
After he refused to sell the ring and give her more money, she allegedly posted nude pictures of the man to his partner's Instagram page.