21 Taiwanese deported on suspicion of cybercrime linksBy Tetch Torres-Tupas
MANILA, Philippines -The Bureau of Immigration deported 21 Taiwanese nations suspected of being part of an international syndicate engaged in credit card fraud and cybercrimes.
Immigration Commissioner Ricardo David Jr. said the aliens were deported in two separate batches on Monday and Tuesday aboard flights of the China Airlines and Cebu Pacific bound for Taipei.
“They were placed in our blacklist and banned from re-entering the Philippines for being undesirable aliens,” David said.
The deportees were among the 37 arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) at their safehouses on Binictican Drive in Morong, Bataan last April 2 on the strength of search warrants issued by Manila Judge Lyliha Abella-Aquino.
Those deported were identified as Huang Yu Chih, Lee Yu Feng, Yang Ya Hui, Hung Chin Lung, Kuang Tsai Hua, Chiang Chia Wei, Chiu Hao Jan, Liu Chen Ni, Syu Huei Jhen, Liu Ting Kai, Chuang Ting Tang, Chang Tas Chih, Peng Shang Hung, Huang We Han, Lin Chao Chuan, Tu Shih Hung, Yang Wen Ta, Huanbg Jheng Yu, Hsu Lo Yung, Cai Yong Cyuan, Chiu Wen Shan.
On the other hand, David said the 16 other Taiwanese have been slapped with a case for violating the access devices regulation act were filed against them court after they were caught in the act of illegally possessing electronic gadgets, access devices and blank credit cards.