BI: Chinese national wanted for fraud arrested in Binondo

BI: Chinese national wanted for fraud arrested in Binondo

/ 06:35 PM April 20, 2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said on Saturday that a Chinese national wanted in China was arrested in the country for alleged involvement in financial fraud.

According to the BI, Qiu Jiajian, 52 years old, was arrested on April 15 in Binondo, Manila.

READ: BI denies entry of 401 foreign nationals in PH due to legal offenses


Chinese authorities said that Qiu used falsified special value-added tax invoices along with other tax-related violations.


BI Fugitive Search Unit Acting Chief Rendel Sy added that the Licheng sub-bureau of the Quanzhou public security bureau issued an arrest warrant against Qiu.

On top of his pending cases in China, Qiu was also found to be an overstaying and undocumented alien as his passport expired in September 2023.

READ: BI stops illegal recruitment victim at Cebu airport

He will likewise be blacklisted and will not be allowed to enter the Philippines, the BI added.

Qiu was sent to the BI’s facility in Taguig until his deportation.

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

TAGS: arrested, Binondo, Chinese

© Copyright 1997-2024 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.