Developer of biggest home in Billings charged with faking his own abduction in Virginia

BILLINGS — The developer of the largest home ever built in Billings is facing federal charges for allegedly faking his own abduction in Virginia in a scheme to “disappear” with his mistress last month.

Larry Price was charged in U.S. District Court in Virginia with giving false statements to investigators.

Price, who developed the 26,000-square-foot mansion in the Ironwood subdivision on the West End, has been living in Bluefield, Va.

According to documents filed in Yellowstone County District Court, Price defaulted on a loan from Three Blind Mice LLC and owes over $11 million.

The home on Canyonwood Drive is valued at $10.34 million and is owned by Three Blind Mice LLC, according to the Yellowstone County tax assessor.