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Woman Falsified Police Reports Then Ripped Off Alleged Victim While in Custody

Posted by Courtney Pilchmann | Dec 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

In the category of truth is stranger than fiction, here is an interesting story. Sunmee Kim, 36 was arrested after Irvine Police Detectives became suspicious of her story of abuse. It seems, Kim went to IPD to report abuse by a 44-year-old Irvine businessman. When she appeared at IPD, she had injuries consistent with abuse. When officers arrested the businessman and he was at the Orange County Jail, Kim went to his home and cleaned out his house.

What tipped officers off was her evasiveness regarding photo identity. Officers ran her prints in the law enforcement database and discovered warrants for her arrest. It appears, Kim would use fake identities, make false claims and when the individual she made claims against were in custody, she would go to their home and steal their belongings.

Kim, allegedly would meet Korean businessmen online at a Korean dating website, establish a relationship and then take their money or property. Currently, Kim is wanted in connection to three such cases of identity theft, robbery, grand theft, fraud and extortion in cases in Garden Grove, Orange and Irvine.

Kim is currently charged with grand theft and grand theft with a firearm. Her Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney appears to be from the public defender's office and she has pleaded not guilty.

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Courtney Pilchmann

Courtney Pilchman is a certified criminal law specialist who was a Deputy District Attorney for over six years prior to becoming a criminal defense attorney. She was a member of some of the most elite prosecution units including crimes against children, family violence, and sexual assault. She pr...

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