Los Angeles, California – August 28, 2012
HO-CHUN “JEFF” LEE– WANTED on a $1.1 Million dollar US Felony warrant, after stealing more than $1.5 Million from Elderly US Employer
Ho-Chun Lee aka: “Jeff” LEE, President of “Circle Transportation”, AKA: “Upswing Logistics, Inc.” Registered at 87 Hoping First Road, Kaohsing, Taiwan wanted for embezzling more than $1,500,000.00 (ONE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND US DOLLARS) from his elderly employer-INCARE CARGO SERVICES of Los Angeles, California.
Lee is believed to possibly hiding as a FUGITIVE in Taiwan.
INCARE Cargo Services, Inc., conducted business as a freight forwarding/customs brokerage company. As part of its freight forwarding services, INCARE received checks from its customers to pay for customs duties.
From 9-1-2006 to June 1, 2008 Jeff LEE was INCARE Services’ chief administrator whose duties included:
1} Outside Sales
2} Management of INCARE Services customer list
3} Control and supervision of INCARE Services business accounts
4}Overseeing customer relations.
LEE a trusted employee with a high level of responsibility, used his position to STEAL the $1,500,000.00 from INCARE Cargo Service, Inc. Lee accomplished this by accessing INCARE Cargo Services’ incoming mail and customer files.
In June of 2006, Jeff LEE incorporated a separate, but similarly named company-“INCARE Cargo Express, Inc.” and opened a corporate bank account at a local Los Angeles Bank.
LEE then began intercepting checks made out to INCARE Cargo Services Inc., and deposited them into his new account.
LEE also managed to acquire an INCARE Cargo Services Stamp which he used to endorse checks written to INCARE Cargo Services Inc. In addition to falsely endorsing checks made payable to INCARE Cargo Services Inc.
Further, LEE misappropriated INCARE Cargo Services Inc. customer list which eventually put INCARE out of business.
The theft was discovered when the elderly victim contacted a customer regarding a late payment. The customer provided a copy of canceled checks with endorsements, which prompted the victim to contact all of his customers – discovering the scope and magnitude of the crime.
Shortly after the theft was discovered LEE also misappropriated INCARE’s customer list to his brother-in-law companies’ HCLM Express Services Inc. and Up Swing Logistics, registered at 8717 Aviation Boulevard, Inglewood, CA.
CHUNG FUNG MAK, LEE’s brother-in-law, is the registered agent for HCLM EXPRESS SERVICES, INC and UP SWING LOGISTIC. It is unknown if CHUNG FUNG MAK, had knowledge of the criminal activity.
Information that leads to his arrest and extradition WILL be rewarded!!!! Please contact the FBI/Los Angeles Police or [email protected]