case study - fraud /
fraud (as below)
The rates and consequences of seafood substitution frauds in Taiwan were elusive. Snapper, cod and surimi products are particularly vulnerable to fraudulent substitutions. The high abundance of Pseudomonas in tilapia sashimi mislabeled as snapper unveils a potential health issue pertaining to the consumption of raw mislabeled seafood. Seafood substitution is a fraud in which the fish is sold by the name of a different, often more expensive fish. modern seafood products often appear in the form of fish pieces, filets or even ready-to-eat meals instead of whole fishes. The food processing technologies can also change the original color and luster of the meat. The lack of identifiable features poses challenges in verifying label information by the look, touch and feel of the products https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-79070-yScientific Reports Journal Fish fraud findings: Almost 20% of fish in Taiwan found to be mislabelled - study. https://www.foodnavigator-asia.com/Article/2021/02/09/Fish-fraud-findings-Almost-20-of-fish-in-Taiwan-found-to-be-mislabelled-study Nature, 12-15-2020:
Vice Chairperson (翁柏宗) of Taiwanese government's National Communications Commission （ＮＣＣ, Executive Yuan）was fooled by scam phone and handed in NT$ 3.58 millions (about USD120 thousands) to fake prosecutor and policeman. udn.com/news/story/7338/5415649
★Chinese court sentences 29 Taiwanese deported from Spain In recent years, hundreds of Taiwanese nationals, suspected of committing telecoms fraud overseas, have been deported to China instead of their home territory Beijing maintains that the Taiwanese nationals are accused of defrauding Chinese people and should be tried in its courts. Beijing says it has incurred huge financial losses as a result of telecom fraud, with callers often impersonating law enforcement officials and preying on the elderly, students or the unemployed. www.dw.com/en/chinese-court-sentences-29-taiwanese-deported-from-spain/a-56103248
international fraud damaged Taiwan image ... Taiwan legal system extremely tolerant of Taiwan fraud/scammers
Taiwan's legal system is extremely tolerant of the
scammers. Not matter how much money was involved in a scamming case
2021-3-14: Chinese victims were bilked out of NT$7 million (US$248,189) focustaiwan.tw/society/202103140012
RFI.fr (France) 6-7-2019: Some 94 Taiwanese who allegedly committed online and telephone fraud in Spain have been extradited to Beijing on Friday ( news 2-19-2017: Taiwan "deeply regrets" Spanish Decision to Deport around 200 Taiwanese to China in Fraud Case )
bike-eu, (Europe)Nov. 2019: After EU Investigation investigation into various Taiwan-made labelled products including e-bikes and bicycles, Taiwan Steps Up Fight Against Fraud of Rules of Origin
United Daily, 10-23-2019, editorial: Taiwanese telecom frauds run wild the entire world to damage Taiwan's image.
: Taiwan's legislators and judicial system don't have a sense of shame on int'l telecomm scammers CNA Nov 21, 2019 - Taipei, A total of 29 Taiwanese suspects involved in cross-border telecom fraud in Japan have been repatriated to Taiwan
● Liberty Times, 5-31-2016: Taiwan fraud scammers have 173 branch offices or strongholds globally news.ltn.com.tw/news/politics/breakingnews/1714357
Domestic fraud ... Taiwan legal system extremely tolerant of Taiwan fraud/scammers
manager of Microsoft Taiwan investigated for fraud, Ex-manager, four
accomplices from other companies accused of falsifying orders to
The more police cracks down, the more fraud cases？ Police finds it hard to say that, to tackle the problem at its roots, most responsibility lies in other government units . The number of fraud cases in each year in recent three years is around 23,000，monetary loss is between NTD 3.7 billions and 4.2 billions
● Taiwan News, 2021/01/27: During a nationwide crackdown on fraud ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, police nabbed 2,386 suspects accused of involvement in 320 scams. CIB found NT$356 million in illegal profits. taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4113152
◆ Country Reports on Human Rights practices, USA , Some political commentators and academics, publicly questioned the impartiality of judges and prosecutors involved in high profile, politically sensitive cases. Judicial reform advocates pressed for greater public accountability, reforms of the personnel system, and other procedural improvements
pic. :No.1 "Taiwan fraud" on Yahoo (USA) , 2021-3-30, 1-30-2021, 5-19-2020
pic. : The site-group was ranked No.1 "Taiwan fraud" on Microsoft Bing, 2021-3-30, 3-17-2021, 2-16-2021, 1-14-2021, 9-5-2020
pic. left : No.1 "Taiwan fraud" on Bing, 2021-3-30, 2-16-2021, 5-19-2020, 4-30-2020; pic. right: No.1 "Taiwan fraud" on Yahoo Taiwan, 2021-3-30, 3-17-2021, 2-16-2021, 1-14-2021, 5-19-2020, 4-28-2020
pic. : No.1 "Taiwan attempted fraud" on Bing, 2021-3-30, 3-17-2021, 1-14-2021, 4-21-2020
pic. : The site-group was ranked No.1 "Taiwan fraud" on US Yahoo search engine, 2021-3-30, 2-16-2021, 1-30-2021, 5-19-2020, 5-8-2020 , No.2 at 1-14-2021
pic. left : No.1 "Taiwan fraud" on Dogpile, 2021-3-30, 2-16-2021, 1-14-2021, 4-30-2020;
pic. right : No.1 "Taiwan fraud" on Yippy (powered by IBM), 2021-3-30, 5-8-2020
pic. left : No.1 "Taiwan fraud" on AOL, 2021-3-30, 2-16-2021, 5-19-2020;
pic. : No.1 "Taiwan fraud" on MetaGER of Germany, 5-19-2020
pic. : No.1 "attempted fraud in Taiwan" on Dogpile ,
Case study: In the case below, the suspect (an English-speaking laborer) already attempted to commit fraud by English trick, but Taiwan High chief Prosecutor said it's not an "attempted fraud" crime. Is the conclusion
arguments by high court chief prosecutor Hsing Tai-Chao and Taipei prosecutor Min-Chao Hong
|1||The suspect (accused) returned money, therefore, it's hard to say she had any illegal intention.||
● "the suspect returned money" is because the complainant found out her intention in time , and then asked her to rewrite IOU (certificate of indebtedness), therefore later the accused has no other choice but to return money. Cambridge dictionary: "attempt" (of a crime) is someone has tried to commit without success.
|2||it's hard to say the suspect (accused) tried to have money by tricks or ruse.||
the suspect (accused) 's mother
language is English, and graduated from senior high school,
she write "brought ~ for "
instead of elementary school 3rd degree (according to US study) word "borrow ~ from"??
handwriting was not clear enough, she also used "for" not "to" usually used, because "for"
looks like "from"
more than "to". therefore she was attempting to do
that on purpose or intentionally.
● " brought $2000 for my boss" means her boss owe her money, "borrow $2000 from my boss" means she owe boss money. Looks similar on surface but on the contrary to the bone, it's a clever trick makes creditor to be debtor.
In investigation session, the
complainant said there's no difficulty in understanding that simple
English, therefore the complainant had not trapped into mistake
The suspect (accused) had no
the complainant should understand "brought $2000 for boss" means "borrow $2000 from my boss"
even on the
write on a
High Court chief prosecutor's (Hsing Tai-Chao) arguments
|pic.: from High Court prosecutor|
◆ The possibility that the suspect took political orders to commit crimes ( the victim brought other law-suits to courthouse already ) can't be excluded
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