A Washington state man used 13 fake identities to scam more than $1.4 million from an elderly Hawaii woman and her friends for more than two decades. Sixty-six-year-old Bing Long Yee faces no criminal charges, but he was cited by the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and could be fined up to $150,000, plus be forced to pay restitution. The DCCA ordered a cease and desist order for Yee. He allegedly created bogus identities and disguised his voice to assume three personas while talking with the woman over the phone. Yee told the woman he ran several businesses and needed money to fund them. But, in reality, he spent the money on personal expenses and gambling at Las Vegas casinos.
Posted Wednesday, February 12th 2014 @ 10am