Bureau of Immigration


The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is ready to deport the 55 Chinese nationals who have been arrested final Tuesday for allegedly participating in unlawful on-line playing enterprise on the Bataan Freeport Zone (BFZ).

In a press release on Thursday, BI Commissioner Jaime Morente mentioned that the bureau’s authorized division already filed immigration violation charges in opposition to the Chinese nationals for being “undocumented aliens and posing risk to public safety and security.”

“Our Board of Commissioners will soon issue a summary deportation order against them after which they will be flown to China to stand trial for their crimes,” Morente mentioned.

Morente added that the Chinese illegals will even be positioned on the immigration blacklist to stop them from returning to the nation.

The Chinese authorities, which sought their deportation due to their involvement in cyber fraud and unlawful cyber playing crimes right here and in China, additionally canceled the passports they used.

Members of the BI’s Fugitive Search Unit (FSU) in coordination with China police attaché Senior Supt. Fu Yun Fei and Authority of Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) administrator Emmanuel Pineda performed the operation on Tuesday that led to the arrest of the 55 Chinese nationals.

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The operation coincided with an identical crackdown of their accomplices in China that resulted in the arrest of undetermined variety of suspects, in accordance to Immigration OIC Associate Commissioner Jose Carlitos Licas.

“Operations were carried out after months of intensive surveillance by Chinese authorities and BI agents on the activities of the members of the gambling syndicate here and in China,” Licas mentioned.

“The operation was properly coordinated with officials of the Bataan Freeport Authority and police attaché of the Chinese embassy in Manila,” he added.

The arrested Chinese nationals, pending deportation proceedings, are at the moment detained on the BI Detention Facility in Taguig.

They have been recognized as Chen Liuhui, Lin Qiulong, Lin Qiuhu, Lin Qinghua, Lin Qiuhuang, Zhu Chenhui, Chen Fan, Lin Tingting, Wu Xiongxiong, Lin Haiyan, Zhang Lili, Shen Weibing, Gao Qingshan, Shi Zhibin, Fang Jie, Chen Zhitian, Li Jianfeng, Huang Shuai, Wu Zhiwei, Wang Zhimin, Lin Junle, Zheng Jianyu, Lin Bing, Lin Jiali, Wang Xinwei, Zheng Binlin, Cai Zhihai, Fang Jun, Chen Zhimin, Lin Qiang, Wu Jianping, Zhu Chenglong, Liu Min, Huang Jianghui,Chen Jiaofu, Liu Lijian, Liu Liquan, Liu Lichen, Liu Zhentao, Liu Litao, Lai Jiemin, Lin Wenbin, Lai Denghui, Zhang Depan, Yang Qian, Peng Shoukun, Ran Qiyi, Zheng Shihua, Li Yangcheng, Lin Zhihui, Li Chao, Xu Liangxi, Yuan Maoxiang, Qiu Huasheng, and Lin Xiaopeng.

In November final yr, the BI additionally arrested 1,316 unlawful Chinese working in an unlawful on-line playing facility contained in the Fontana Leisure Park of Chinese gaming tycoon Jack Lam in Clark Field, Pampanga.

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