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John Tai Dang biography: 13 things about ex-doctor from Cleburne, Texas

John Tai Dang (©Johnson County Jail)
John Tai Dang (©Johnson County Jail)

John Tai Dang is a former doctor from Texas, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He is a resident of Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. (a)
  2. In 2006, he allegedly molested a girl, then 14, under the guise of treatment for hip pain. (a) (b)
  3. In May 2007, U.S. Department of Labor officials seized records from his clinic in Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas and from the clinics of several other doctors in Texas. (b) (c)
  4. On December 29, 2014 and on December 30, 2014, he allegedly inappropriately touched the sexual organ of a female patient without her consent and by exploiting her emotional dependence on him. (b)
  5. Between June 1, 2015 and March 1, 2019, he allegedly stole more than $300,00 from 18 victims. (b)
  6. In October 2016, the girl he allegedly molested in 2006 told the Cleburne Police Department about the accusation. (a)
  7. In October 2017, a woman accused him of raping her while removing a mole. The Texas Medical Board found that he had failed to document informed consent for the patient’s laser hair removal treatment. (a)
  8. In April 2018, his clinic in Cleburne was shut down. (a)
  9. In November 2018, Johnson County named him in an opioid abuse lawsuit. (a) (b)
  10. In December 2018, his medical license was suspended because his practice of medicine was posing a continuing threat to the public welfare, according to the Texas Medical Board. (a) (b)
  11. On February 21, 2019, Texas Rangers arrested him at his home in Waxahachie and booked him into the Johnson County jail. He was charged with sexual assault, insurance fraud, two counts of sexual assault of a child and two counts of indecency with a child in relation to his alleged crimes in 2006, in October 2017 and in November 2018. His bond was set at $1,050,000. (a) (b)
  12. On June 4, 2020, he was indicted for sexual assault with $100,00 bond in relation to his alleged crime in December 2016 and for theft with $500,00 bond in relation to his alleged crime between June 1, 2015 and March 1, 2019. (b)
  13. On August 26, 2021, jurors in the 413th District Court announced that they had found him guilty but continued to deliberate the matter until 5:47 p.m. at which time they requested to go home for the night. At 8:30 a.m. on August 27, 2021, the jurors will return to continue deliberations after which the punishment phase of his trial will begin. (c)

(This is a developing story. More details will be added.)

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