An investor who has been linked to a banking scandal in his native China is reportedly involved in $500 million of real estate deals in British Columbia.

An investigation by Postmedia and due diligence firm IPSA International has found that Kevin Sun is the founder of Sun Commercial Real Estate which has invested heavily in BC real estate in the last 3 years.

Sun’s lawyer has denied that he is involved in a banking fraud in China: “As far as my client knows, there are no ‘Chinese police warrants’ in China for Kevin Sun (under that or any other name) nor are there any RCMP files in relation to same,” he told Postmedia.

However, Postmedia says that Canadian authorities including RCMP and the BC Securities Commission are aware of Chinese investigations involving Sun and his company’s CEO Davidson Guo.

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