They Shared Erotic Images in a Group Chat. The Fine: $17,000.

March 05, 2023

The woman, Nguyen Thi Anh Thy, and her husband, Jeffrey Chue, say no one saw them make the video in May 2020. Supporters of Mr. Chue and Ms. Nguyen have questioned why sexual activity between consenting adults is still criminalized. “We didn’t do what we did at the expense of anyone,” Mr. Chue said in an interview with The New York Times. A few months later, Mr. Chue uploaded the video of Ms. Nguyen outside the mall. Mr. Chue, who is interviewing for jobs, said he had not been able to find employment because of the media coverage of the case.