Category Archives: litigation

LGBT group tries the law

As it appears that the organizers of this year’s Tet parade is not going to listen to voices of reason, fairness, morality, and human rights, the LGBT contingent – which has not received either a “yes” or “no” from the … Continue reading

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BP accused of open anti-Viet racism

BP allegedly sent an email telling its contractors in the Gulf oil cleanup not to hire vessels owned by Vietnamese- and Cambodian-Americans, Courthouse News quoted a class action lawsuit filed in New Orleans as claiming The complaint involves BP’s Vessels … Continue reading

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Bruce Tran files for bankruptcy

If nothing else, Bruce Tran has the knack for making news even when he’s not doing things. What the CEO of VHN-TV and vice-president of the Vietnamese American Federation of Southern California is not doing now, is that he’s not … Continue reading

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Al Hoang in hot water: Sued, investigated, accused of forging signatures

The zealous Vietnamese-American on  the city council of Houston may – or may not – have been overzealous in petitioning to change the name of a small street to “Little Saigon Drive.” That remains to be seen, after a lawsuit … Continue reading

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SJ ok’s $225,000 settlement with Viet beaten by cops

The City Council of San Jose on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $225,000 settlement with Phuong Quang Ho, a Vietnamese exchange student who was repeatedly beaten by a policeman in videotaped incident that made the news from California all … Continue reading

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Ex-Westminster mayor candidate hit with $1.5 million fraud judgment

Bruce Tran, one-time mayoral candidate for Westminster, and Vice-President of the Vietnamese American Federation of Southern California, was found liable for more than $1.5 million for defrauding his business partner. The judgment hit Tran and his associate Suzanne Nguyen with … Continue reading

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Viet businessman accused of stealing employees’ retirement money

A San Jose mortgage broker firm and its Vietnamese-American owner are sued by the U.S. Department of Labor for allegedly misusing retirement plan assets for their own benefit, in violation of ERISA – the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, according … Continue reading

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Viet accuser drops Steven Seagal lawsuit

The Vietnamese-American model who claimed she was sexually assaulted by actor Steven Seagal has dropped her lawsuit, the AP reports here. No reason was given for the dismissal by Kayden Nguyen, which is what usually happens when the two sides … Continue reading

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