An investigation by the Control Yuan concluded yesterday that nothing illegal was found in President Chen Shui-bian's (陳水扁) Taishin International Bank account, which an opposition lawmaker had alleged was being used to launder money. Hsieh Yu-nan (謝育男), director of the Control Yuan's department in charge of reporting on senior officials' private assets, said the president did not include the suspected account in his six reports to the Control Yuan as of November last year because it was in fact closed before the law governing political contributions went into effect on April 2, 2004. Therefore, he said, the president's Taishin Bank Nanmen Branch Office account, which Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Chiu Yi (邱毅) had called Chen's "secret account," has broken neither the public functionary private assets registration law nor the political contribution law.
Sat, Aug 19, 2006 - Page 3 News List
Taiwan Quick Take: Chen's bank account cleared
STAFF WRITER WITH AFP
This story has been viewed 2632 times.
Comments will be moderated. Remarks containing abusive and obscene language, personal attacks of any kind or promotion will be removed and the user banned.
Listing from 2017-03-17 to 2017-03-24
- Most read
- Most e-mailed
1EDITORIAL: KMT’s dubious view on espionage
2Study: Vitamin D could prevent common cold
3Events and entertainment listings
4Taiwan-Japan relations are a priority: president
5Lawmakers urge efforts to attract S Koreans