Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Peter Chan Found Guilty of Forgery

WillThe jury took their time in reaching a guilty verdict, but after two days of deliberation Peter Chan was found guilty of forging Nina Wang will, one of the richest women in Asia. After Nina Wang’s death, Peter Chan claimed he was the only beneficiary of her estate. However, the will was counterfeit so the $4 billion dollar estate was left to charity. Reports indicate that after the verdict was read Chan showed no emotion. He will be receiving his sentence on Friday. 

See, Nina Wang Will: Feng Shui Master Chan Guilty of Forging Will, BBC News, Jul. 4, 2013.

Special thanks to Joel Dobris (Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law) and Jay Brinker (Attorney, Ohio) for bringing this article to my attention.


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