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Jeremy Lin fan from Hong Kong arrested for fraud in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man from Hong Kong who went missing after traveling to Taiwan to watch a basketball match featuring Jeremy Lin (林書豪) was a fraud ring member, reports said Thursday (Feb....

Kaohsiung police rappel down building to bust alleged fraud ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung police rappelled down the side of a building to enter the premises of an alleged fraud group on Wednesday (Jan. 27) and arrested 11 people. Li Chun-ju (李俊儒) o...

Taiwan egg scandal critic admits to fabricating threats against him

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An influencer and vocal critic of the government’s handling of the egg import scandal who claimed he received death threats against his family has admitted to largel...

Disability fraud ring busted in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Southern Criminal Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has cracked a fraud case involving a couple surnamed Li (李) and Kang (康) who collaborated with an insurance ag...

NT$150 million Taiwan investment fraud busted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A crime ring suspected of swindling investors out of NT$150 million (US$4.67 million) in an online investment fraud in Taiwan has been busted, said the Criminal Investigat...

Taiwan prosecutors struggle with surge in fraud cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s district prosecutors offices have seen a significant surge in fraud cases this year, CNA reported. Jianqing, a grassroots prosecutor reform group, said t...

Man sets up fake cell site to send scam texts outside Taipei MRT station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man has been fined NT$4 million (US$130,000) for setting up a system to broadcast a phishing scam to cellphones at a Taipei MRT station. National Communications Commi...

Taiwan couple get heavier sentences after bragging about attempted McDonald's extortion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two former members of the New Taipei City Fire Department have been sentenced to more than five years jail time each for using their authority to try to extort a McDonald&...

Shopee, Eslite among top 5 online stores with highest scam rate in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Books.com.tw, Carousell, Shopee, Eslite Bookstore, and Decathlon are the top five ecommerce platforms on which customers were most likely to fall victim to fraud in Taiwan...

Health supplement businesses in Taiwan warn of rampant fraud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Frustrated dietary supplement businesses in Taiwan have expressed concern over counterfeit products being peddled online that not only hurt corporate profitability but als...

Time for Taiwan to prioritize extradition agreements

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- The extradition of Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects has been back in the news recently and is something that the Taiwanese government needs to come to grips with. Only la...