By: Taiwan News
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.
After a few months of tracking, Indonesian National Police launched the raids in several locations such as Jakarta, Surabaya, Batam and other locations to arrest members of the telecom fraud group on the evening of July 29.
Among the suspects, there were 12 men holding Taiwanese passports captured in Surabaya and another 10 Taiwanese nationals who were found at the high-end Benoa Community on Bali Island on Saturday evening, according to Tornagogo Sihombing, Task Commander of Indonesian National Police. In addition to the Taiwanese nationals, 17 men captured in the raids were found to be Chinese citizens. [FULL STORY]