Prosecutors question TAPM head Wu amid scandals

Taipei Times
Date: Jun 14, 2018
By: Lee I-chia  /  Staff reporter

The Taipei District Prosecutors’ Office yesterday summoned Taipei Agricultural

Taipei Agricultural Products Marketing Co general manager Wu Yin-ning talks to reporters after being questioned at the Taipei District Prosecutors’ Office yesterday.  Photo: Yang Kuo-wen, Taipei Times

Products Marketing Co (TAPM) general manager Wu Yin-ning (吳音寧) for questioning over allegations that she used a stipend to buy high-end wine as gifts for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and to acquire surplus produce to give to residents of her hometown.

Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Taipei city councilors last month raised questions about Wu using a “business promotion fund” in February to purchase 9.12 tonnes of unsold vegetables to donate to charitable groups that prepare meals for the underprivileged, of which 7 tonnes were sent to Changhua County’s Sijhou Township (溪洲), where her cousin is mayor.

One KMT city councilor earlier this month claimed that Wu used the fund to purchase 60 bottles of wine as a gift to the DPP and to subsidize local government activities, which Wu and the DPP have denied.    [FULL  STORY]

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