Son of ‘White Wolf’ indicted for visa scam involving China officials

 Son of ‘White Wolf’ indicted for visa scam involving China officials

Taipei, Nov. 19 (CNA) The son of the founder of a party promoting unification with China has been indicted for his involvement in a scam that allegedly helped more than 1,000 Chinese nationals, including government officials, get visas to Taiwan, prosecutors said Friday.

The son, Chang Wei (張瑋), his wife Wang Shu-ying (王姝茵), a retired reporter surnamed Hung (洪) and seven others were indicted on charges of helping Chinese nationals enter Taiwan illegally from January 2017 to June 2019, and doing so with the purpose of making a profit, according to Taipei prosecutors.

If convicted, they could face a sentence of between three and 10 years in jail and an additional fine of up to NT$5 million (US$179,600) based on provisions in the Act Governing Relations between the People of the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area.

The suspects also face charges related to falsifying documents, the Taipei District Prosecutors Office said.

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