Wang You-theng


Age: 89

Taiwanese entrepreneur and fugitive chairman of the now-defunct Rebar Asia Pacific Group who founded Rebar in 1959 to build steal beams and made a fortune from the business, but who fled the country at the end of 2006 to escape punishment on allegations of embezzlement and fraud after being convicted of embezzling $32 million and maintained a lavish lifestyle abroad in the United States.

Cause of Death: Car accident

Born: March 5, 1927

Died: May 27, 2016

West Covina, California