Naturalized Taiwanese citizen from Iran accused of funding banned group

Couple questioned, charged with violating Counter-Terrorism Financing Act

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/09/10
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Pro-government demonstrators in the Iranian capital Tehran in Nov. 2019  (AP photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A naturalized Taiwanese citizen originally from Iran and his wife have been charged with funding an Iranian group listed as banned by the Ministry of Justice, reports said Thursday (Sept. 10).

Prosecutors questioned the couple and charged them with violating the Counter-Terrorism Financing Act before they were released on bail of NT$200,000 (US$6,800) and NT$100,000 respectively, CNA reported.    [FULL  STORY]

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