A would-be Chinese immigrant businesswoman is suing a troubled BC Cancer Agency spinoff company after a board member allegedly defrauded her out of more than C$200,000 (US$153,422) by promising to help fast-track her immigration application under the Provincial Nominee Program.
In two lawsuits filed a year apart, plaintiff Yaping Lai claims in BC Supreme Court that Kuen Yu “Joseph” Kwok, a self-described “prominent businessman and a director of several notable companies, including Perceptronix Medical Inc.” defrauded her out of more than C$200,000 in connection with her bid to immigrate to Canada.
Read the full article at South China Morning Post.
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