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Man accused of writing more than $600K of bad checks to Las Vegas casinos

Posted at 6:48 PM, Jul 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-31 22:53:49-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A man was arrested after police say he wrote bad checks totaling more than half a million dollars to various casinos on the Las Vegas Strip.

46-year-old Sang Ho Lee wrote eight checks totaling $625,000 to the Venetian, the Palazzo and the Wynn between December 2016 and January 2017, authorities say.

According to court documents, Lee received cash and/or gaming chips for the checks.

He was arrested on three counts of Drawing and Passing a Check Without Sufficient Funds in Drawee Bank with Intent to Defraud and three counts of Theft.