FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Case # 18CM06901  

Date: Aug. 3, 2018

MEDICAL DOCTOR ARRAIGNED FOR SECRETLY FILMING GUESTS IN HIS BATHROOM

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A medical doctor was arraigned today after being charged with disorderly conduct for secretly filming guests in the bathroom at his home.

Defendant

Charges

Maximum Sentence

Court Date

Duc Minh Vu, 33, Orange

Charged on July 5, 2018, with the following misdemeanor counts:

  • (13) Disorderly conduct – secretly filming another

Six and a half years in county jail

Pre-trial hearing

 

Sept. 10, 2018, 8:30 a.m.

 

Department C-60, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana

Circumstances of the Case

  • At the time of the crimes, Vu was a practicing physician employed at University of California, Irvine.
  • Vu is accused of placing a camera disguised as a black USB outlet charger and a digital clock in the bathroom and secretly filming over a dozen guests and roommates with the concealed cameras.
  • On Aug. 5, 2017, one of the victims discovered the two cameras.
  • John Doe called the Orange Police Department (OPD), who investigated this case.

Prosecutor: Deputy District Attorney Stephanie Henderson, Central Justice Center

 



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