Man charged with sexually assaulting teen girl

HOUSTON During a marriage fraud investigation, Giang Nam Pham was arrested at Bush Intercontinental Airport upon his return from Vietnam. He relinquished his laptop, hard drive, camera and thumb drives to authorities and images and videos were found of Pham having sexual encounters with a 16-year-old girl.

Authorities recognized the girl from prior interviews during an investigation into Pham. The girl, who is now 18 years old, acknowledged that she had consensual sex with Pham on multiple occasions between March 2008 and August 2008 at her house in Cypress. The girl also said the images and videos taken of her were consensual.

Pham, 26, is charged with sexual assault of a child under 17 years of age. He is being held on a $30,000 bond.

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