Czech Republic denies China's request for Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Czech Republic on Monday (July 15) rebuffed Beijing's request to extradite eight Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects on the grounds that they could face inhumane treatment...

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...

S. Korea sends 22 telecom fraud suspects to Taiwan, not China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Unlike certain countries which have kowtowed to Beijing on the matter, South Korea on Friday (July 5) showed moral fortitude and repatriated 22 Taiwanese telecom scam suspects ...

Taiwan concerned about human rights of suspects in Czech Republic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a Czech High Court verdict in favor of deporting eight Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects to China, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (July 2) expr...

Spanish judges 'disgusted' with suspects' claim 'I'm Taiwanese, not Chinese': GT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As over 200 Taiwan telecom fraud suspects were extradited to China, a Chinese police officer claims that Spanish judges were "disgusted" by the alleged fraudsters'...

Spain extradites more Taiwanese citizens to China, ignoring UN High Commissioner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After Spain shocked international observers by extraditing 94 Taiwanese nationals to China just days after the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, Madrid se...

Thailand deports 25 fraud suspects to Taiwan after royal amnesty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 25 Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects returned to the island after receiving a royal pardon due to the coronation of Thailand’s new king in early May. As...

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...

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 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...

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...

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 Taiwan government that they...

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. ...

Taiwan to seek extradition of telecom fraud suspects from Spain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is seeking the extradition of 218 Taiwanese nationals who are being detained by the Spanish government on charges of telecom fraud, Anna Kao, the Ministry of Foreig...

Taiwanese fraud suspects deported to China by Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday, Indonesia deported 143 suspects believed to be Chinese and Taiwanese to China after they were arrested in connection with fraudulent activities. The men we...