Hsieh Yuan-hsin could be the main suspect in the kidnapping and murder of Shih Chia-chin. (Image: Taiwan police)
Taiwanese online gambling ringleader Shih Chia-chin may never be a household title in the online world community that is betting but he had been infamous in his home country for the wealth he obtained by running their internet sites. Now, their kidnapping and murder have shocked the area nation. Shih’s human body was found Sunday evening in Tainan County by police. He was allegedly murdered after being kidnapped by his chauffeur and several others on August 18.
Chauffeur Abducted Shih at Airport
On that day, Shih was found at the airport that is taoyuan Taiwan by their chauffeur, Hsieh Yuan-hsin. Just three hours later, the accountant at Shih’s company received a phone call saying that Shih had been kidnapped and demanding a ransom of TW$50 million ($1.67 million). Shih’s family attempted to negotiate with the kidnappers, eventually agreeing to wire TW$30 million ($1 million) to three bank that is separate.
Whenever the family still did not hear from Shih, they contacted the authorities for assistance later that day. Hsieh evidently made a make an effort to withdraw the transferred ransom soon thereafter, but fled when he was asked to provide identification at the bank.
Hsieh Flees to Thailand
Despite efforts from prosecutors who issued a warrant to bar him from leaving the country, Hsieh managed to boar Continue reading “Chauffer Suspect in Murder of Taiwanese Mogul Shih Chia-chin”