MEDIA ADVISORY – Thang Ly plea

Case # 15CF2249

Date: November 14, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHO: Thang Chinh Ly, 67, Westminster

WHAT: Pleaded guilty to one felony count of perjury by declaration, one felony count of aid by misrepresentation, one felony count of grand theft by public housing fraud, and admitted sentencing enhancement allegations for taking over $50,000 and aggravated white collar crime over $100,000. Thang Ly was sentenced to 289 days in county jail and four years of formal probation.

To read about the circumstances of this case, please visit the news release detailing the six family members convicted of defrauding over $100,000 in government subsidies by falsifying information to receive housing assistance:

https://orangecountyda.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=2&Entry=4981

WHEN: Today, Nov. 14, 2016

The Orange County District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigation investigated this case.

Deputy District Attorney Gautam Sood of the Special Prosecutions Unit prosecuted this case.