Visitor deported after trying to enter Taiwan on fake passport

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/04/04
By: Chiu Chun-chin and Christie Chen

Taipei, April 4 (CNA) A woman who arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport from

(Photo courtesy of NIA Border Affairs Corps)

Malaysia Monday on a visit was denied entry after it was discovered that she was carrying a fake passport, according to the National Immigration Agency (NIA).

The woman, in her 60s, was carrying a South Korean passport that was a spotted as a fake by immigration officers, the NIA’s Border Affairs Corps said.

The woman, surnamed Choi (崔) was detained and admitted during questioning that she had paid human traffickers NT$45,000 (US$1,476) a few years ago to supply the passport.

She said she had used it to travel to several countries over the past few years, the border authorities said.    [FULL  STORY]

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