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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...

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 women, wer...

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...

Government aims to improve Taiwan's assessment with intl. anti-money laundering org.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Executive Yuan's Anti-Money Laundering Office on May 2 released a risk assessment report on money laundering in Taiwan, outlining eight areas where the crime poses...

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...

Taiwan summons Philippines envoy to protest against handover of suspects to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday called in Philippines envoy Angelito Tan Banayo to protest against the handover of 78 Taiwanese fraud suspects to China in...

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 Taiwan government that they...

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 ...

Taiwanese company Gogolook invests millions in developing AI and IoT technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese mobile application developer Gogolook, responsible for the application “Whoscall” has announced that it has invested NT$ 345 million (US$ 11.7 mi...

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. ...