UCI doctor charged with secretly filming guests who were using his home bathroom

Duc Minh Vu, from Yelp

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: Duc Minh Vu, 33, Orange

Charged with the following misdemeanor counts:

  • (13) Disorderly conduct – secretly filming another

Maximum Sentence: Six and a half years in county jail

Pre-trial hearing on Sept. 10, 2018, 8:30 a.m. at 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 and arrested the defendant at the scene

Prosecutor: Deputy District Attorney Stephanie Henderson, Central Justice Center.



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