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Taiwan ex-president arrested for graft

Posted by Mai on November 12th, 2008

The Manila Times Internet Edition
Taiwan ex-president arrested for graft

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s former President Chen Shui-bian was arrested on Tuesday as prosecutors sought to detain him in connection with a long-running corruption probe, officials said.

Chen is accused of money laundering, embezzling government funds, taking bribes and forging documents, a spokesman for the investigation said, adding that the charges carry a minimum five-year jail term.

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