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  • MJIB crackdown on patented online Ponzi scheme island-wide

    2018/5/1 下午 04:23:05

    The Taichung City Field Division of Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) received reports from citizens that Company X made claims such as "a candidate can pay NT$4,200 in exchange for membership in the patented company bonus system and a passive income of NT$120,000 per month for life" in order to attract nonspecific targets to invest in the scheme. MJIB has consistently paid attention to cases involving consumers' rights as investors, the Bureau promptly mobilized the Taichung City Field Division to follow the lead of Prosecutor Jing-Yi Wu of the Taiwan Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office in the investigation. After an extended period of time of gathering evidence, MJIB collected substantial proof of illegal activities conducted by Company X and its person in charge, surnamed Chen. On April 17, the task force, which consisted of the Taichung City Field Division, the Northern Mobile Team, and the Southern Mobile Team, joined force with other units, including the Taoyuan City Field Division, the Kaohsiung Field Office of Maritime Affairs Field Division, the Eastern Mobile Team, and the Yilan County Field Office, in mobilizing more than a hundred investigators and administrative prosecutors to execute a search warrant issued by the Taiwan Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office simultaneously at 22 Company X sites across the island. Cash, account books, and investment advertisements were confiscated from these sites in the search. The officers also interviewed more than 10 individuals, including Chen. In addition, the task force requested that the Taiwan Taoyuan District Court seize 23 properties and 97 bank accounts registered to Company X, Chen, and other suspects. A preliminary estimate suggested more than 10,000 victims who lost more than NT$4 billion. The four suspects, including Chen, were referred in the evening to the Taiwan Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office for prosecutors to conduct further interrogations. The plan was to request that the Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office to detain these suspects while bails were set at NT$50,000 to NT$300,000 for the other six suspects.

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  • Investigation Bureau cracks down on illegal manufacture and use of counterfeit veterinary serum

    2018/4/10 上午 10:08:18

    Poultry farms in the Chiayi, Yunlin, and Pingtung areas have had several cases of bird flu infections over the past few years. Meanwhile, considering the gradual spread of counterfeit veterinary drugs, the prosecutor He Jin-Sheng of the Taiwan Yunlin District Prosecutors Office (hereinafter referred to as the Yunlin Prosecutors Office) ordered the Central Mobile Team of Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) to investigate the up and downstream channels and sources of counterfeit veterinary drug in the Yunlin area. After months of evidence collection and deliberations with the authority, the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ), discovering that Chang, the person in charge of a slaughterhouse in northern Taiwan, had been illegally manufacturing counterfeit veterinary drug while slaughtering infected birds and reserving their blood in the slaughterhouse. Chang had given the counterfeit veterinary serum to injection team members, including a Yunlin citizen named Jiang, to inject birds in poultry farms in the Yunlin, Chiayi, Nantou, and Changhua areas.

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  • Updating Introduction Video

    2018/3/29 下午 02:47:33
  • Updating MJIB Panorama

    2018/3/29 下午 02:50:56