Date: Sep 27, 2015
TAIPEI – A cross-border telecommunications fraud ring that operated in Taiwan, China and
Philippines was recently busted by Taiwanese police authorities, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) announced.
Taichung police authorities arrested the alleged chief suspect of the ring, surnamed Lin, and 13 other suspects during separate raids on 37 locations in the central city on Sept. 8, the CIB said in a statement.
According to the CIB, the ring had been recruiting members from both sides of the Taiwan Strait to join before asking them to fly to the Philippines where they operated as the central hub for the illicit activities. [FULL STORY]