On April 26, 2023, Taiwan Supreme Court sentenced Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-Bian’s (陳水扁) son, Chen Chih-chung (陳致中), for money laundering in connection with various corruption cases implicating him of bribery for the land purchase and construction of the Nangang Exhibition Hall.

The Supreme Court sentenced the younger Chen, who currently serves as a Kaohsiung City councilor, to one year in prison and imposed a USD 48,800 fine.

Chen Chih-Chung’s wife, Huang Jui-Ching (黃睿靚) was given a 10-month sentence suspended for four years and fined USD 32,500 for the same offence. The couple illegally profited about USD 8.169, which has been seized by prosecutors, will be forfeited, and returned to the national treasury.

The case is one of the numerous claims of misconduct involving the family of the former Taiwan President.