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February 6, 2010

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Bail for feng shui expert in will case

THE Hong Kong fortune teller suspected of forging a will giving him the multibillion-dollar estate of his ex-lover, Nina Wang, Asia's richest woman, was freed on US$640,000 bail yesterday after more than a day in police custody.

Feng shui expert Tony Chan Chun-chuen was arrested on Wednesday in connection with document forgery. Another will left Wang's fortune to a charity she and her late husband founded.

A Hong Kong court on Tuesday sided with the charity, ruling that Chan's will was a forgery.

Not charged

Chan was freed early yesterday after posting bail of HK$5 million (US$640,000) and is required to report back in March, Hong Kong police said. Police spokeswoman Anne Lam said he has not been charged.

"There is still a lot of investigation work to be done," Deputy Commissioner of Police Peter Yam said.

The will dispute fascinated Hong Kongers with its juicy revelations of Chan's affair with Wang, a developer who was nicknamed "Little Sweetie" for her girlish outfits and pigtail hairdo.

Chan said during the hearing that he and Wang were in love, sharing a passion for cooking, travel, model helicopters and feng shui -- the Chinese art of arranging objects and choosing dates to improve luck.

The judge described the 50-year-old former bartender as an opportunist who knew how to ingratiate himself. Chan says he is innocent and will appeal the ruling.


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