By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The son, daughter and son-in-law of former
President Chen Shui-bian will not be prosecuted for the alleged use of more than NT$5 million (US$165,000) in government funds, reports said Wednesday.
Chen’s period in office, from 2000 to 2008, was followed by a large number of investigations into the financial dealings of him and his family, which left him with a 20-year prison sentence. He was allowed out on medical parole last January after serving six years and has been living with his family in Kaohsiung since. [FULL STORY]