25 Jan 2012

No bail for $6 million man

12:55 pm on 25 January 2012

A man accused of stealing more than $6 million from Westpac Bank in 2009 has been denied bail.

Hui Gao, who prefers to be known as Leo Gao, faces 16 charges of theft and two of money laundering.

He appeared in the Rotorua District Court on Monday for a second bail hearing but the Judge's decision was reserved until Wednesday morning.

He will remain in custody until 24 February.