Thursday, 19 August 2021 20:26

Mom and Son Accused of Luxury Car Thefts

Written by Steven Symes, Motorious


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Law enforcement in Fort Bend County, TX, say they’ve arrested a mother and her son, accused of being involved in a lucrative luxury car theft ring.

The investigation is ongoing, so some details simply aren’t available, but the local sheriff’s office did provide some information to the media.


According to authorities, Nga Thi Nguyen, 47, and her son, Alex Van Le, 22, were both arrested Aug. 12 after an anonymous tipster provided information. When police arrived at the home of the mom and son, they claim they found five stolen luxury cars with a combined market value of $528,000.


Sometimes journalists and law enforcement can get a little loose with the term “luxury car” and we understand why: they’re not automotive experts. However, the cars seized at this house are all truly high-end.


They are a 2016 Mercedes-Benz S 550, 2021 Mercedes-Benz S 580, 2018 Audi R8, 2021 BMW X6 and a 2021 Lexus LX 570. If they are indeed stolen, which is what authorities claim, these two were definitely aiming high.


The details of the case are murky at this point since investigators don’t want to release too much information. However, they’re asking for anyone who’s purchased a car from the following Houston-area car dealerships to contact the sheriff’s office: Auto Source of Houston, McKenna Motors LLC, A1-Imports, Freeman Auto Sales, PR One Sales LLC or McKenna of Houston LLC.


If you or someone you know has bought a car from any of those dealerships, contact...

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