Chauffer Suspect in Murder of Taiwanese Mogul Shih Chia-chin

Chauffer Suspect in Murder of Taiwanese Mogul Shih Chia-chin

Hsieh Yuan-hsin could be the suspect that is main the kidnapping and murder of Shih Chia-chin. (Image: Taiwan police)

Taiwanese online gambling ringleader Shih Chia-chin may never be a household name in the Internet community that is betting but he had been infamous in his home country for the wealth he earned by running their internet sites. Now, his murder and kidnapping have surprised the island country. Shih’s human anatomy was found evening in Tainan County by police sunday. He was allegedly murdered after being kidnapped by his chauffeur and others that are several August 18.

Chauffeur Abducted Shih at Airport

On that day, Shih was picked up at the airport that is taoyuan Taiwan by his chauffeur, Hsieh Yuan-hsin. Just three hours later, the accountant at Shih’s business received a 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.

When the family still didn’t hear from Shih, they contacted law enforcement for assistance later that day. Hsieh evidently made an attempt to withdraw the transferred ransom soon thereafter, but fled when he was asked to provide identification during the bank.

Hsieh Flees to Thailand

Despite efforts from prosecutors whom issued a warrant to bar him from leaving the country, Hsieh managed to boa 阅读更多