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Victims lose $1.4 million to con artist, officials say

A man allegedly adopts 13 identities to trick women into investing with him

By Rob Shikina

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 12, 2014

~~<p>After meeting a Hawaii woman at a Hono&shy;lulu restaurant in 1988, Bing Long Yee created 13 different identities over the next 25 years to bilk the woman and her friends out of $1.4 million, authorities said.</p>
<p>In the end, Yee spent all the money on living and gambling in Las Vegas, the state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs said.</p>
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After meeting a Hawaii woman at a Hono­lulu restaurant in 1988, Bing Long Yee created 13 different identities over the next 25 years to bilk the woman and her friends out of $1.4 million, authorities said.

In the end, Yee spent all the money on living and gambling in Las Vegas, the state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs said. Login for more...



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