A New Zealander who went on the run when a bank mistakenly gave him a multimillion-dollar line of credit in 2009 has been arrested in Hong Kong, police said Friday.We are now left to wonder what kind of dough buys you a proper disappearance in this technologically shrinking world of ours? Clearly seven mil is not enough.
Police stopped Hui “Leo” Gao when tried to cross into Hong Kong from mainland China...
Gao and his then-partner Kara Hurring disappeared in 2009, two days after they received a 10 million New Zealand dollar ($7.6 million) credit line — 100 times their approved limit.
The pair, who had run a gas station in the scenic tourist destination of Rotorua, were dubbed “The Accidental Millionaires” when they disappeared.