By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The Taipei District Prosecutors Office on Monday indicted 13 people, including former Legislative Yuan Secretary-General Lin Hsi-shan, on charges of violations of the Anti-Corruption Act, the Government Procurement Act, and the Money Laundering Control Act.
According to prosecutors’ investigation, Lin has been suspected of requesting staff at the IT department of the Legislative Yuan to accommodate Far Net Technologies Co in several computer software and hardware procurement proceedings.
Lin is also suspected of leaking important information of procurement to Far Net Technologies owner Lee Pao-cheng, so that the company could win the tenders.
For return, Far Net Technologies Co paid bribes to Lin accumulating more than NT$39.5 million. [FULL STORY]