Last week, the the Orange County, CA, district attorney’s office announced that Phuong Nhu Nguyen, Hoia Van Nguyen and Tracy Phuong Nguyen pled guilty to felony insurance fraud. Hoia Nguyen also pled guilty to felony grand theft. David Pham and Tony Nguyen had earlier pled guilty to insurance fraud.
According to the prosecutors in the case, in June 2008, Tony Nguyen and Tracy Nguyen purposely touched their cars together to stage a car accident. Within days, the drivers and their passengers all filed claims with insurance companies for personal injuries and property damage totaling more than $60,000.
After pleading guilty, Tony Nguyen and David Pham both received a jail sentence and probation. Phuong Nguyen received three years probation and a jail sentence that was stayed on the condition of completing 240 hours of community service. Tracy and Hoia Nguyen received a 120-day jail sentence and three years of probation.
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