TWO CASES: The five allegedly conspired with conglomerates, threatening the nation’s governance and subverting the rules of ethical conduct, a deputy chief prosecutor said
Date: Sep 22, 2020
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter, with CNA
Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) legislators Chen Chao-ming (陳超明) and Sufin Siluko (廖國棟), Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Su Chen-ching (蘇震清) and former New Power Party legislator Hsu Yung-ming (徐永明) were indicted for allegedly taking bribes from Lee, the Taipei District Prosecutors’ Office said.
Also indicted were Lee, Su’s former aide Kuo Ke-ming (郭克銘) and four of the lawmakers’ aides, as well as Trend Survey and Research Co (趨勢民意調查股份有限公司) general manager Wu Shih-chang (吳世昌), who is accused of helping Lee hold public hearings.
Deputy Chief Prosecutor Chen Yu-ping (陳玉萍) said that the five politicians allegedly conspired with wealthy conglomerates for personal profit, which had endangered the nation’s governance based on fairness and justice, and subverted the rules of ethical conduct for officials and civil bureaucrats. [FULL STORY]