BOSTON – Federal authorities said a $40,000 gambling debt led a Boston man to help kidnap a Quincy victim, beat him, and extort him for cash.
Kim Nguyen, 25, pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges of kidnapping, conspiracy to collect extensions of credit by extortionate means, and operating an illegal gambling business. Nguyen is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 10, 2019.
Nguyen was arrested and indicted in August of last year along with three other Boston men. Vinh Huynh, 35, and Quang Le, 27, were indicted with the same charges while Ban Tran, 26, was charged only with operating an illegal gambling business.
Authorities said that Nguyen and Le armed with knives kidnapped the victim from his Quincy home and drove him aroun…
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