How a man with a mental disability was cheated of $200,000

There was about $200,000 in the account but the money was all gone by the time the executor came into the picture. PHOTO: PEXELS
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SINGAPORE - David is a high-functioning young man with mental disability but he is able to work at a fast-food restaurant. His single mother worked as a secretary.

They were not close to any of their relatives so his mum named a good friend as the executor of her will.

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