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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...

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 women, wer...

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...

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...

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 ...

42 suspects arrested for telecom fraud in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Wednesday, Jan. 24, three telecom fraud rings were busted in Central Taiwan and so far 42 suspects have been arrested and are being detained for further investigation. T...

Latvia deported 110 fraud suspects to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In contrast to several other countries, Latvia last year deported 110 Taiwanese fraud suspects to the island, and not to China, the Central News Agency reported Saturday. ...

China sentences Taiwanese swindlers deported from Kenya

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A court in China on Thursday sentenced two Taiwanese citizens to 15 years in prison for taking part in a telecom fraud ring based in Kenya. During over a year, China ha...

MOFA calls on Spanish court to extradite Taiwanese nationals to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday Dec. 16 called on the Spanish government to reverse its decision on the extradition of 121 Taiwanese nationals to China. The...

Malaysian teen and Taiwanese gangster accused of 'Macau Scam'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Malaysian police have reportedly uncovered fraudulent cases committed through fake telephone calls that were supposedly made from financial institutions or even the police....

Taiwan protests against Cambodia’s deportation of 19 citizens to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mainland Affairs Council lodged a strong protest with China Saturday after Cambodia deported 19 Taiwanese citizens accused of telecom fraud to China instead of Taiwan....

3 Taiwanese arrested for alleged phone fraud in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Taiwanese nationals were arrested by Thai policemen for allegedly being engaged in telecom fraud. On September 22, three Taiwanese men were captured in Nakhon Rat...

Four Taiwanese halted from being deported to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Four Taiwanese suspects were promptly halted from deporting to China by Indonesia police. On August 14, a group of four Taiwanese citizens suspected in an international...

Taipei protests Jakarta's deportation of Taiwanese suspects to China

Taiwan on Thursday expressed regret for Indonesia's deportation of 18 Taiwanese fraud suspects to China. "We would like to express our serious concern. We deeply regret the result," F...

22 Taiwanese men arrested for telecom fraud in Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 22 Taiwanese were detained in massive raids conducted by Indonesian policemen to wipe out an international telecom fraud ring operating throughout Indonesia. ...