10/3 podcast: B.C. realtor fugitive pursued by private investigator, police
|National Post 21 Jan 2019 at 16:03|
What would it take for you to hand over hundreds of thousands of dollars to a purported real estate investor? Promise of a good return? A mutual acquaintance? Nice suits and cars? A realtor’s licence and apparent ties to a legitimate firm?
Obviously the sales job offered by former B.C. realtor Howard Chong was solid, as he’s accused of 10 counts of fraud. He presented himself as everything from a Chinese pop singer to a rep for a high-end investment firm, a private investigator claims. He’s also now on the lam.