"One Tree Hill" actor Antwon Tanner has pleaded not guilty to involvement in a Social Security scheme.
Tanner appeared in federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Thursday on charges of selling Social Security numbers and cards. If convicted, he faces up to five years in prison.
Tanner and his lawyer declined to comment.
The 34-year-old actor is accused of supplying 16 Social Security numbers and three bogus cards to a middleman between December 2005 and last July.
Tanner, who lives in California, appeared in the 2005 film "Coach Carter."