Laglagan na! Tim Hortons’ Ricky Yap disowns ‘angel investor’ Bren Chong after drug smuggling scandal

The local franchise holder of Tim Hortons has denied any links to fugitive businessman Bernard “Bren Lu Chong after the World Balance heir was charged with drug smuggling.

In a letter to Bilyonaryo, Tim Hortons Philippines president Enrique “Ricky” Yap Jr. disputed claims that Chong was the “owner” of the Philippine franchise of the Canadian fast-food chain.

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