Taiwan tycoon out of jail for Dragon Boat holiday

Jack Sun entered jail for 3 years last September

Taiwan News
Date: 2018/06/16
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tycoon Jack Sun (孫道存) left prison Saturday to spend the

Jack Sun on a visit to the judiciary last year. (By Central News Agency)

Dragon Boat Festival at home despite only having started a three-year prison sentence for embezzlement last September.

The former chairman of Pacific Electric Wire and Cable (PEWC, 太平洋電信電纜公司) is better known as the father of leading Taiwanese socialite Aimee Sun (Yunyun Sun, 孫芸芸), who plays a key role at her husband’s Breeze Center shopping malls.

Last September, Jack Sun, 68, entered jail following his sentencing to three years for his involvement in the embezzlement of NT$20 billion (US$663 million) from his company.

However, at 3:40 p.m. Saturday, he was seen walking freely, wearing a baseball cap and a surgical mask, out of a detention facility in Taoyuan City, the Apple Daily reported. A friend in a modest Toyota picked him up, and there was no sign of his daughters or of his 32-year-old woman friend, the newspaper noted.  [FULL  STORY]

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