Pxmart targeted by bomb threat after wage remarks

‘LIFE IS TOUGH’:Company president Hsu Chung-jen said young people complain about low wages, but spend beyond their means on trips abroad and phones

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 15, 2017
By: Chiu Chun-fu and Jake Chung / Staff reporter, with staff writer

Authorities yesterday said they were investigating comments posted online allegedly

Pxmart president Hsu Chung-jen speaks at a news conference in Yilan County on Jan. 11. Photo: Chen Yi-kuan, Taipei Times

threatening to bomb Pxmart (全聯實業) supermarkets in Taipei City and New Taipei City after the company head made comments about young people spending beyond their means.

The police said a post on Thursday afternoon on the Bahamut forum by a netizen named “Left-wing Agent,” which allegedly threatened indiscriminate bombings at Pxmart supermarkets, breached Article 305 of the Criminal Code.

“I will blow up anyone who goes to Pxmart,” the comment said.
Investigators would track down the author of the post via the IP address and forum registration information, police said, adding that the person responsible would be questioned.    [FULL  STORY]

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