Two Taiwanese sentenced in Singapore for fraud

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Singapore, March 10 (CNA) A Singapore court has sentenced two Taiwanese men to three years and three years and six months in jail for being part of a fraud ring.

Wang Wei-chiang (王偉強) received a three-year sentence and Wang Wei-ming (王偉名), three-years-and-six-months for being involved in the criminal activities of a fraud ring when they visited Singapore on July 31 and Aug. 1 last year, respectively, according to a court ruling handed down on March 8.

According to a report by Lianhe Zaobao, a major daily in Singapore, Wang Wei-chiang was instructed to deliver S$254,800 (NT$5.65 million) to Wang Wei-ming at a public restroom from Aug. 2-8, 2017.

In addition, according to the report, Wang Wei-ming helped the ring collect S$408,450 (NT$9.05 million) from two other members.

Both men were arrested by Singapore police on Aug. 8, 2017 on charges of graft, drug dealing and other offenses, the daily said, noting police seized S$13,250 (NT$293,883) from the suspects at the time of their arrest.

(By Huang Tzu-chiang and S.C. Chang)

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