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Two men accused of raping underage girl, detectives believe there could be other victims

Booking photos for Christopher Iverson (Photo: Multnomah County Jail) and Chan Hwang (Photo:Josephine County Jail)

PORTLAND, Ore. – Detectives arrested two men accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl, and police are concerned there could be more victims in the case.

Christopher Iverson of Portland and Chan Hwang of Grants Pass were both booked into the Washington County Jail on several sex crimes including rape, sodomy, and luring a minor. Iverson’s bail is set at $1.5 million, while Hwang’s is just over $1 million.

The investigation started in January when a parent reported their underage daughter was having sex with adult men.

Police arrested Iverson at his Portland home on June 27 .

Hwang was arrested on July 17 in Grants Pass.

Detectives say Hwang also met “several females” online and offered to pay them for sex. He’s accused of then secretly recording their interactions and using the video as blackmail.

If you or someone you know is a victim in this case, call the Washington County Sheriff's Office at 503-846-2500.

Iverson was charged with:

  • Rape in the First Degree
  • Rape in the Second Degree
  • Attempted Rape in the Second Degree
  • Sodomy in the First Degree
  • Sodomy in the Second Degree
  • Using Child in Display of Sexually Explicit Conduct
  • Sexual Abuse in the First Degree
  • Strangulation
  • Purchasing Sex with a Minor (two counts)
  • Luring a Minor
  • Online Sexual Corruption of a Child in the First Degree
  • Online Sexual Corruption of a Child in the Second Degree

Hwang is facing several counts, including:

  • Using Child in Display of Sexually Explicit Conduct
  • Encouraging Child Sexual Abuse in the First Degree
  • Sexual Abuse in the First Degree (three counts)
  • Rape in the Second Degree
  • Sodomy in the Second Degree (two counts)
  • Luring a Minor
  • Commercial Sexual Solicitation
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