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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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Viet, government scientist, accused of falsifying resume

A Vietnamese-American top scientist on the air quality board has been accused of faking a Ph.D. degree in statistics from UC Davis, says the San Diego Union-Tribune on its blog site here. Hien T. Tran is the lead author and … Continue reading

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Another doctor, another scandal

A little-noticed item by the OC Register here is lighting up the Vietnamese emailing lists. The Bolsavik received the same one three times forwarded round and round. Doctor Li Quang Nguyen, an ear-nose-and-throat specialist, lost his license after he was … Continue reading

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