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82 Taiwanese fraud suspects nabbed in Indonesia

82 Taiwanese fraud suspects nabbed in Indonesia

Jakarta, Aug. 21 (CNA) Eighty-two Taiwanese nationals suspected of fraud have been arrested in Jakarta in a cross-border operation by Taiwanese, Indonesian and Chinese police. The 82 people were among a group of more than 90 fraud suspects rounded up by police in a simultaneous operation in various parts in Jakarta recently, according to Indonesian police. It was the largest number of Taiwanese suspects ever arrested in a single operation in Indonesia. During the operation, police also seized guns as well as cash in different currencies and diamonds worth 5 billion Indonesian rupiah (NT$118.9 million), police said. (By Chou Yung-chieh and Y.F. Low)


Updated : 2021-09-28 04:02 GMT+08:00