Thursday, May 22, 2014

Sangjin Ho, Buena Park councilman face jury trial for committing perjury to avoid paying child support

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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - Sangjin Ho, a A Buena Park city council member faces a jury trial today for repeatedly committing perjury on California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) documents to avoid paying child support to his ex-wife.

According to the Orange County District Attorney's (OCDA) office, Sangjin Miller Oh, 50, is charged with five felony counts of perjury by declaration: Between Sept. 23, 2004, and July 20, 2009, Oh is accused of committing perjury on five occasions by signing official DMV documents using fraudulent information. Ho is accused of committing this crime with the intention of avoiding child support payments to his ex-wife by hiding his assets under his false name.

On one occasion, Oh is accused of applying for a driver's license under the name Robert Oh and fraudulently failing to disclose that he had previously applied for a license under a different name, as required by law. On another occasion, Oh is accused of fraudulently failing to disclose that his license had previously been suspended. On four other occasions, Oh is accused of using his fraudulently obtained license to register vehicles.

This case was investigated by the DMV, Orange County District Attorney's Office, and Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General.

Senior Deputy District Attorney John Christl of the Special Prosecutions Unit is prosecuting this case.

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