ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE
Case # 16WF0648
Date: March 28, 2016
SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) is seeking the public’s help identifying potential additional victims of a well-known Vietnamese entertainer “Minh Beo” charged with sexually assaulting a minor boy. Minh Quang Hong, who goes by the stage name “Minh Beo”, 38, Garden Grove, was charged Friday, March 25, 2016, with one felony count of oral copulation of a minor, one felony count of attempting to commit a lewd act upon a child under the age of 14, and one felony count of meeting with a minor with the intent to engage in lewd conduct. If convicted, Hong faces a maximum sentence of five years and eight months in state prison and mandatory lifetime sex offender registration. Hong is currently being held on $1 million bail and is scheduled for a continued arraignment on April 15, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. in Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana.
At the time of the crime, Hong is accused of traveling from Vietnam and visiting Orange County and Atlanta, Georgia. Hong is a well-known Vietnamese entertainer with access to children. Continue reading