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Sunday, December 12, 2010

Former Taiwan president indicted on corruption charges

On December 12, 2008, former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian was indicted on charges of corruption. His wife Wu Shu-chen, his son and daughter-in-law, three former presidential aides, and eight other associates and family members were also indicted. Chen has been charged with embezzlement, receiving bribes, forgery, and money laundering. He was later found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment.


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Learn more about Chen Shui-ban from the JURIST news archive.




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