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Oscar D. Perez Perez, of Lake Forest, was found guilty of 22 felony counts of lewd acts upon a child under 14, four felony counts of lewd acts on a child, and sentencing enhancement allegations for lewd acts against multiple victims.
Perez, 69, faces a maximum sentence of 330 years to life in state prison and mandatory lifetime sex offender registration when he is sentenced.
Perez represented himself as an Apostolic pastor and bishop at Iglesia Antigua, a church that rented space at St. Georges Episcopalian Church in Laguna Hills.
Perez met his five victims through the church and gained their trust by befriending their families and having the boys assist with church services.