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On the morning of 17 August, South Korean news outlets such as reported that the police were carrying out a search and seizure of the YG Entertainment headquarters located in the Mapo district of Seoul.
The raid was ordered by the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency at 9am that morning. This was to gather evidence for the charges of illegal gambling overseas that former CEO of YG Entertainment, Yang Hyun-Suk and ex-Big Bang member, have been booked with.
Just three days ago, on 14 August, the police announced that both Yang and Seungri are booked for habitual gambling overseas, as gambling is illegal in South Korea. It was revealed via an internal investigation