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California Man Sentenced After Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that ROT VAN NGUYEN (“NGUYEN”), age 59, of San Jose, California was sentenced on October 28, 2021 to thirty-three months in prison by Judge Barry Ashe for failing to register as a sex offender under the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).

According to court documents, NGUYEN was convicted in California in 2009 of a sex offense that required him to register as a sex offender for life. In addition to being sentenced to thirty-three (33) months in prison, NGUYEN was also sentenced to five years of supervised release and payment of a $100 mandatory special assessment fee.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Marshals Service.  Assistant United States Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated November 1, 2021