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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 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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Interview with lawyer in class action against BP

Fishing vessels belonging to Vietnamese lay idle in New Orleans. Photo by Triet Tran, Nguoi Viet Daily News. The Bolsavik caught up with the plaintiff’s lawyer in the class action, filed on behalf of Vietnamese fishermen in the Gulf Coast, … Continue reading

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Viet fishermen filed class action against BP

A class action on behalf of Vietnamese fishermen in the Gulf Coast was filed in federal court in Louisiana today, seeking damages for loss of income and the community’s way of life. This is believed to be the first class action … Continue reading

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Viet doctor hit with $16 million verdict

A Vietnamese-American neurosurgeon who failed to examine an emergency room patient until the next day was hit by a Riverside County jury with a $16.2 million medical malpractice verdict for leaving the man a paraplegic, reports The Desert Sun here. … Continue reading

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Tila Tequila’s boyfriend strikes back

So there was the San Diego Chargers’ Shawne Merriman, partying away, with Tila Tequila the Web’s hottest babe giving him a lap dance, and who only hours before had been gushing about him on her Twitter. And then a few … Continue reading

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Accused ‘commie’ won $225,000 in libel case

A 65-year-old former boat person and officer in the South Vietnamese today won a six-figure judgment in Washington state court against people who have accused him of being a communist, the Olympian newspaper reports here. Former Republic of Vietnam Lieutenant … Continue reading

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VHN-TV: Quoc Thai vs Bruce Tran, redux

Almost four months after the dispute over VHN-TV was thought to be over, another lawsuit has been filed, one more time pitting Thomas T. Nguyen, better known as Quoc Thai the entertainer and radio personality, against his nemesis Bruce Tran, … Continue reading

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