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Leaders of O.C. group organizing Tet Festival accused of embezzlement
Leaders of O.C. group organizing Tet Festival accused of embezzlement

Two Vietnamese American youth leaders who helped organize the hugely successful Tet Parade are accused of embezzling more than $100,000 following an internal investigation, officials say. Nina Tran, longtime president of the Union of the Vietnamese Student Assns. of Southern California, or UVSA, and Helen Nguyen, who worked as treasurer, are accused of taking nearly $118,000, according to a statement the group released Monday. Members of the nonprofit's executive board removed them from their voluntary posts over the weekend. Concerns about Tran's management of UVSA surfaced during fiscal reviews of the 2013 Tet festival. That same year, the group moved the three-day event from...

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