Three questioned after NIA raids

ILLEGAL BROKERS: Prosecutors said that 30 Taiwanese who had hired migrant caretakers through the trio’s Web sites would be questioned and could face charges

Taipei Times
Date: Jan 30, 2019
By: Jason Pan  /  Staff reporter

Three people were yesterday detained for questioning in New Taipei City over allegations

A National Immigration Agency official speaks at a news conference in New Taipei City yesterday.  Photo: CNA

that they illegally acted as employment brokers for “absconding” migrant workers, after the National Immigration Agency (NIA) arrested 31 foreign nationals in connection with the case.

Raids conducted in the past few days led to the breakup of “the largest illicit employment broker agency and migrant worker recruitment business in northern Taiwan,” the agency’s Specialized Operation Brigade in New Taipei City said.

An illegal broker agency allegedly run by the trio placed online ads for Taiwanese families looking for home care services by migrant workers, it said.

The three were identified as a 60-year-old man surnamed Chu (朱), his Indonesian girlfriend, whose name was not released, and a 62-year-old man surnamed Hsu (許) who is an acquaintance of the couple.    [FULL  STORY]

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