Spain deports 2 Taiwanese fraud suspects to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Spanish government handed over two Taiwanese nationals accused of telecoms fraud to China on Feb. 15, confirmed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Sunday. This ...

Philippines deports Taiwan fraudsters to China, MOFA expresses concern

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) expressed grave concern on Tuesday over a decision by the Philippine government that will see seven Taiwanese telecom fra...

Taiwanese suspects arrested in Philippines on drugs charges

Manila, Dec. 22 (CNA) Six Taiwanese nationals were arrested in the Philippines Friday for alleged drug offenses that involved the recreational drug ketamine. The five Taiwanese men and one woman, a...

Thailand nabs 3 Taiwanese heroin smugglers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Three Taiwanese citizens caught moving 70 kilograms of heroin in Thailand could face the death penalty, reports said Wednesday. The 200 bags of the class-one drug were found ...

Taiwan Mainland Affairs Council to help prevent fraud suspects in Spain being deported to China

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said on Friday that it will offer necessary assistance to over 200 Taiwanese fraud suspects currently detained in Spain after they have...

Three Taiwanese nabbed in South Korea's biggest amphetamine bust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - South Korean police officers busted the largest ever amphetamine smuggling case in the country, including 90 kilograms of the drugs being seized in connection wit...

Taiwan President urges global cooperation to fight transnational telecom fraud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday Taiwan will continue to work with other nations to combat cross-border telecom fraud, at a time when recent cases inv...

Taiwanese man arrested in Philippines for carrying firearms and illegal drugs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man was arrested in the capital of the Philippines on Aug.24 for illegally possessing a large amount of ammunition and drugs.  The 31 year-old suspect ...

Manila thanks Taipei for arrest, deportation of Filipino fugitive

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Philippines top envoy to Taipei on Wednesday expressed gratitude to Taiwan for its arrest and deportation of a Philippine city councilor, who was wanted in his home country for dru...

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...

Three Taiwanese citizens arrested smuggling gold into India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Taiwanese nationals have reportedly been arrested in Mumbai, India for smuggling gold hidden around their waists. The Times of India has reported that each of the...

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...

Taiwan concerned about Spain sending two suspects to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) expressed “grave concern” Thursday that Spain had sent two out of 219 Taiwanese citizens suspected of telecom fraud to C...

Indonesia sentences 8 Taiwanese drug suspects to death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A court in Indonesia on Thursday sentenced eight Taiwanese suspects to death in a drugs case. They were arrested in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta, during a police raid las...

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...