Several fugitives wanted by authorities for alleged involvement in a spate of scams were repatriated from China to Kinmen yesterday, a spokesman for the Criminal Investigation Bureau said. The spokesman said the 11 fugitives were sent back from Mawei, Fujian Province, under the terms of the "Kinmen agreement" -- a set of crime-fighting mechanisms agreed upon by Taiwan and China in the early 1990s. It was the biggest repatriation of Taiwanese ever, with most of the suspects alleged to be masterminds behind various criminal fraud rings -- marking a departure from similar cases in which only "downstream" ciphers were detained, the spokesman said.
Wed, Aug 09, 2006 - Page 3 News List
Taiwan Quick Take: PRC repatriates fugitives
STAFF WRITER WITH CNA
This story has been viewed 2185 times.
Listing from 2014-03-03 to 2014-03-10
- Most read
- Most e-mailed
1China’s assertiveness hardens Malaysian stance in sea dispute
2China fails test of being ‘responsible stakeholder’
3Officials draw fire over 228 remarks
4Taiwan could withstand attack for a month: Yen
5228 accents Ma’s chilling outlook