Eight more Taiwanese nationals have been arrested in Cambodia over an alleged telephone scam, police said Tuesday, with China apparently poised to send a plane to collect them despite fierce opposition from Taipei.
Taipei accuses Beijing of “abducting” its citizens from countries that do not recognize the island’s government — such as China ally Cambodia.
A total of 21 Taiwanese and 14 Chinese nationals have been arrested in Cambodia over recent days for allegedly running a telephone fraud targeting victims on the mainland.
“We will deport them to China this week. China will send a plane to pick up all of them,” Major General Uk Heisela, director of inspection and procedure at the General Department of Immigration, said. Read More