Taiwan rolls up fraud ring based in Dominican Republic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Friday it had nabbed more than 70 people suspected of involvement in a fraud ring based in the Dominican Republic. One of t...

Taiwan arrests Malaysian bus driver for scam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Malaysian bus driver was arrested by police in Tainan Friday for working as a money mule for a telecom fraud ring. The 25-year-old ethnic Chinese man, surnamed Yen (顏...

China court sentences Taiwanese fraud suspect to 11 years in jail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese fraud suspect arrested in Armenia was sentenced to 11 years in prison by a court in the Chinese city of Guangzhou Wednesday. Over the past few years, severa...

Taiwan's island of Kinmen smashes county's largest-ever fraud ring

TAIPEI (CNA) - Kinmen smashed its largest-ever telecom fraud ring, detaining 23 suspects, police in the outlying county announced on Friday. Twenty-one people, including a minor and four ...

34 Taiwanese money mules nabbed in Taiwan-Thailand operation

Taipei, May 25 (CNA) A total of 34 Taiwanese money mules moving funds for a fraud ring have been nabbed in Taiwan and Thailand over the past five months in a joint police operation between the two cou...

Taiwanese police bust fraud ring targeting victims in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police in Kaohsiung busted a fraud ring operating domestically on May 6, arresting five gang members involved in the operation. The fraud ring was targeting people in K...

Thailand arrests four Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police in Thailand arrested four Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects in two separate incidents near Bangkok, reports said Saturday. Over the past few years, countries as v...

Taiwan to promote transnational channel to fight telecom fraud

Taipei, April 21 (CNA) The government will continue to assist prosecutors to establish a transnational platform in the fight against international telecommunications fraud, the Ministry of Foreign Aff...

Thailand nabs Taiwanese fraud suspect at Bangkok Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese citizen signaled internationally as a leading figure in telecom scams was picked up by Thai police at Bangkok Airport in transit during a journey from Dubai to...

Three fraud suspects from Taiwan detained in Vietnam

Hanoi, April 15 (CNA) Eight fraud suspects, including three from Taiwan, were detained in Vietnam on Saturday for their involvement in online telecommunications scams, Vietnamese media reported Sunday...

Filipino caregiver turned money mule arrested

Taipei (CNA) - A female migrant caregiver from the Philippines was arrested on Friday for allegedly working as a money mule for a fraud ring, according to the Sanchangli police station in Taipei....

Taiwan seeks to clear name as major source of international fraud

TAIPEI (CNA) -- In response to accusations that the country is a major source of international fraud, Taiwan's government has since 2014 amended related laws three times, paving the way for Taiwan...

Philippines hands 78 Taiwanese fraud suspects over to China  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Philippines authorities handed 78 Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects over to Chinese authorities before dawn this morning, despite demands by the&nb...

Over 400 fraud suspects arrested in four day sweep by Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau 

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Authorities in Taiwan have arrested over 400 fraud suspects in a four-day sweep, including some involved in an unprecedented case, a Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) official said F...

Philippines deports 73 Chinese suspects for alleged telecom and internet fraud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Philippine authorities have extradited 73 Chinese and Taiwanese phone and internet fraud suspects to Tianjin, China for further criminal investigation on Monday as reported by ...