A woman in California posted a $35 million bail after several wealthy friends and business associates with ties to China helped her raise the money.
The woman has been accused of murdering the father of her two children.
In fear of losing custody of her children, Tiffany Li pleaded not guilty to murder, claiming she did not tell her boyfriend and another man to kill Keith Green, the father of her children.
Li’s defense attorney would not disclose details of where Li would be staying until her September trial but did state that, per court order, she is under house arrest and has to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet.
Li had previously been living in a mansion located in a wealthy suburb 20 miles south of San Francisco, complete with a handful of exotic cars including a Rolls-Royce and Ferrari, according to reports.
“I was surprised at the number of people that came forward,” her attorney said. “She is well-liked in the community and is a straight shooter. I think people believe she is not guilty.”
FOX reports that Li’s family raised $4 million in cash, and her friends and business associates raised about $70 million in properties. Although the initial bail was set at $35 million, California law requires twice the dollar amount if property is used in place of cash.
“Somebody told me it’s one of the largest bails to be posted in the United States,” District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe told the Mercury News. “I have to imagine it’s one of the larger ones. Certainly, for San Mateo County, it’s without precedent.”
H/T: Fox News
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