Covington man convicted of making false statement in bankruptcy | USAO-EDLA
NEW ORLEANS – United States Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that PENH KANG (“KANG”), 42, of Covington, Louisiana, was convicted today of making a false statement, violating Title 18 of the United States Code, Section 152 (3).
According to documents filed in federal court on or about September 12, 2017, in the Eastern District of Louisiana, KANG, knowingly and fraudulently made a false statement, certificate and verification under penalty of perjury, as permitted by Section 1746 of Title 28, in and in connection with a case under Title 11, In re Pehn Kang, No. 17-12431. KANG submitted tables of assets and liabilities and a statement of financial affairs, in which the defendant fraudulently answered questions. Additionally, KANG failed to disclose gambling losses of approximately $ 40,000 to $ 60,000, an interest in two Capital One Bank accounts and a $ 50,000 life insurance policy.
United States District Judge Greg G. Guidry Sentenced KANG on probation for a period of 24 months.
The United States Attorney’s Office also wishes to thank the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Office of the United States Trustee for the Eastern District of Louisiana for their assistance in this matter. The prosecution of this case is being handled by Deputy US Attorney Brian M. Klebba, head of the Financial Crimes Unit.