By: Chiu Chun-chin and Lilian Wu
Taipei, April 22 (CNA) Taiwan and China will jointly investigate telecom fraud
rings in Kenya and Malaysia that allegedly targeted residents of China before negotiating how Taiwanese nationals involved in the rings will be prosecuted, according to a Taiwanese official Friday.
Chen Wen-chi (陳文琪), director-general of the Department of International and Cross-Strait Legal Affairs under Taiwan’s Ministry of Justice, gave the update upon her return from Beijing, where she discussed with Chinese officials the 45 Taiwanese suspects sent from Kenya to China earlier this month.
Kenya’s deportation of the 45 people to China angered Taiwan because it felt it should have jurisdiction over its own nationals. [FULL STORY]