Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office established the “Task force of Investigation into Recall Voting Bribery and against Violence Interfering in Recall Voting” on April 20, 2020 and established the 24-hour “Recall Voting Investigation Contact Center" on May 18, 2020.
Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office established the “Task force of Investigation into Recall Voting Bribery and against Violence Interfering in Recall Voting” on April 20, 2020 and established the 24-hour “Recall Voting Investigation Contact Center" on May 18, 2020. In response to the upcoming recall voting in Kaohsiung City, and to prevent the intervention of illegal money, violence, and various illegal means, Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office formally established the “Recall Voting Investigation Contact Center” on May 18, 2020, and the Center starts operating since 8:30 a.m. on the same day. The bailiffs will answer the 24-hour informing hotline: 0800-024-099 to receive the informing of illegal cases related to recall voting. Once receiving the information and intelligence, it will be given to the prosecutors and the prosecutors will conduct the investigation and seize the evidence immediately to eradicate the intervention of illegal money, violence, gambling, fake information and other illegal means in recall voting. Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office has continuously received the information and intelligence related to the recall voting cases during the period of the bribery investigation of 109 two-in-one election, and has continued to conduct investigations concerning the hindering recall voting cases. In response to the Recall proclaimed by Central Election Commission on April 17, 2020, Rong-song Zhuang, the Chief Prosecutor, immediately assigned to establish the “ Task force of Investigation into Recall Voting Bribery and against Violence Interfering in Recall Voting” on April 20, 2020 to handle the hindering recall voting cases, sent the official letters out to the Police under the jurisdiction related to the district checklists, information and intelligence reporting procedures, etc., and assigned the Head Prosecutors to supervise several districts to formally initiate the investigation related to recall voting. Kaohsiung and Ciaotou District Prosecutors Office jointly held the Conference on " Investigation of Bribery and Prevention of Violence for Recall Voting" in the conference room on the fifth floor of the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office on May 6, 2020, and assigned each prosecutor to reside and station at the each Precinct of the City Police Department since June 5 and 6, 2020, to rapidly crack down on illegality in order to maintain the fairness of the recall voting. Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office encourages the public to call the hotline mentioned above if they are aware of any information and intelligence related to illegality about recall voting. Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office is absolutely confidential about the identity of the informer. Any violations of the law will never be treated leniently and will be investigated to the end.more
Prosecutor and police investigated masks fraud on internet auction during epidemic prevention. The prime suspect was released on bail of NT50000.
Prosecutor and police investigated masks fraud on internet auction during epidemic prevention. The prime suspect was released on bail of NT50000. Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office(KSDP) was informed by Kaohsiung Regional Food Security and Environment Protection Network that a man with wire fraud on "Yahoo! Auctions" website allegedly scammed customers into paying for boxes masks but customers just received a few pieces. KSDP immediately assigned head prosecutor Zhu Wanqi and prosecutor Mao Liya, members of combating crime against livelihood task force, to lead a special team including policemen of Kaohsiung City Government Police Department Xinxing Precinct and Criminal Investigation Bureau 8th Investigation Corps for further investigation. On April 13, 2020,the prosecutor led the team members to arrest suspect and search his home in Changhua County, seizing cellphones, paper boxes, and 632 pieces of masks. After interrogating, prosecutor Mao Liya find out that the suspect has advertised for selling masks a total of 50 masks per box with prices of NT279 on Yahoo Auctions website by his Yahoo account "Y0389992792","Y8923173753" or "Y7963256670" since the end of March,2020.Customers who were tricked placed orders on the Yahoo Auctions website and paid for masks but received a few pieces and a pack of cookies only. There were 40 victims were cheated online at least and the amount reached as much as NT20000.The suspect was therefore notified on bail in NT$50000 for allegedly significant fraud by the prosecutor. The further investigation will uncover the details of the wrongdoings. KSDP calls on the public to report to the police if anyone had fallen victim to a scam.more