|For Immediate Release
Case # 09NF0881
April 23, 2009
|Susan Kang Schroeder
Public Affairs Counsel
MOVIE PRODUCER TO BE ARRAIGNED FOR LEWD ACTS ON 15-YEAR-OLD GIRL HE MET ON MYSPACE
FULLERTON – A movie producer will be arraigned tomorrow for molesting a 15-year-old girl whom he met on MySpace when she was 14. Iren Koster, 60, Beverly Hills, is charged with two felony counts of lewd acts on a child and two felony counts of oral copulation of a minor. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of five years in state prison. Koster is out of custody on $20,000 bail and is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow, Friday, April 24, 2009, at 9:00 a.m. in Department N-3, North Justice Center, Fullerton.
Koster, a movie producer, is accused of meeting Jane Doe on MySpace when the victim was 14 years old. The defendant is accused of engaging in online conversations several times a week for months on Instant Messenger and engaging in sexual conversations. Between Jan. 1, 2007, and Dec. 31, 2008, the defendant is accused of meeting Jane Doe, who had turned 15, on four occasions and engaging in oral copulation with the victim at her home and in his car.
Deputy District Attorney Mark Sacks of the Sexual Assault Unit is prosecuting this case.