Myungsuk Lee

Assembly candidate Myungsuk Lee won’t battle Post over claims
Assembly candidate Myungsuk Lee won’t battle Post over claims
News Melissa Chan 8/01/2012 at 3:29PM

An embattled assembly hopeful is backing out of plans to confront the New York Post after the major metro paper exposed alleged prostitution ads in his Korean-language newspaper. Myungsuk Lee, a 40th Assembly District candidate, was dealt a major blow to his campaign when the Post recently reported his paper, the Korean American Times, had [...]

Candidate apologizes for prostitution ads in his paper
Candidate apologizes for prostitution ads in his paper
News Melissa Chan 7/18/2012 at 3:21PM

An Assembly candidate and newspaper owner who is under fire for having prostitution ads printed in his Korean-language paper’s back pages apologized and said the lewd classifieds were a reminder that Flushing’s “quality of life is under attack.” Myungsuk Lee, a 40th Assembly District hopeful, had published ads for seemingly legal massage services that ultimately [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/16/2012 at 7:05AM

Qns. state Assembly candidate profits from prostitution ads in his newspaper A Queens state Assembly candidate who publishes a Korean-language newspaper is profiting from ads for a prostitution ring on the paper’s back pages, The Post has learned. Myungsuk Lee, 49, the owner of the Korean American Times, is one of several Democrats vying for an [...]

Assembly race divided along ethnic lines
Assembly race divided along ethnic lines
News Melissa Chan 6/14/2012 at 10:22AM

A Democratic Assembly hopeful in a primary race already dividing ethnic lines fears a split Korean community could give the Chinese candidate a golden ticket to the general election. Myungsuk Lee, who is vying for the potentially open and brewing 40th Assembly District race, expects to face an uphill battle with fellow Korean candidate — [...]