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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Colorado Man Indicted For Failure To Appear

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Colorado man was indicted by a federal grand jury for failing to appear in federal court on another matter pending against him.

Hoang C. Huynh, 47, was indicted on December 21, 2010, for Failure to Appear on a child support case. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on March 8, 2013 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 2 years of imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine. The charge is merely an accusation and Huynh is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the Office of Inspector General, Health and Human Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins is prosecuting the case. Huynh was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. A trial date has not been set.

Updated June 22, 2015