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Taiwan, Philippines cooperate to nab 68 fraud suspects in Cebu

Taiwan, Philippines cooperate to nab 68 fraud suspects in Cebu

Manila, Sept. 8 (CNA) The Taiwanese representative office in Manila and Philippine police coordinated Tuesday to arrest 68 suspects of a fraud ring in Cebu City, according to Taiwanese officials. The officials said that a team of 110, including Philippine and two Taiwanese police officers and staff from the representative office raided nine hideouts of the ring members and arrested 68 people, including 43 Taiwanese and 25 mainland Chinese. They also confiscated computers, Internet equipment and procedure books on how to swindle people out of their money. All the suspects were temporarily detained in Cebu, and will be sent back to their home countries pending investigation. (By Emerson Lim and Bear Lee)


Updated : 2021-09-19 21:02 GMT+08:00