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How to get the protection and what is the amount of reward for the accuser?

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1. The protection is provided in accordance with the provisions of Article 10 of The Anti-Corruption Informant Rewards and Protection Regulation. The name, gender, date of birth, ID number or passport number, and residence are kept in secret. The accusation letter, affidavit and other related information on the accuser shall be stored separately and not attached to the investigation files unless it is absolutely necessary. Any leakage of the secret shall be dealt with in accordance to the Criminal Code or other laws.

2. The amount of rewards shall be given in accordance with Article 3 of The Anti-Corruption Informant Rewards and Protection Regulation. If a corruption case is accused to an investigating agency or a government ethics unit before it is discovered and if it has been found guilty in the court, the accuser will be awarded in accordance with the term of the court verdict. The amount is in the range from NT 300,000 dollars to NT 10 million dollars as shown in the following table:


Court sentence

Reward (NT$)

beyond 15 Years Imprisonment

Life Sentence

Death sentence

NT 6.7 million dollars to NT 10 million dollars

Between 10 years and 15 years imprisonment

NT 4 million dollars to NT 6.7 million dollars

Between 7 years and 10 years imprisonment

NT 2.8 million dollars to NT 4 million

Between 5 years and 7 years imprisonment

NT 2 million dollars to NT 2.8 million dollars

Between 3 years and 5 years imprisonment

NT 1.4 million dollars to NT 2 million dollars

Between 1 year and 3 years imprisonment

NT 800,000 dollars to NT 1.4 million dollars

Less than 1 year of imprisonment

Detention in jail


NT 300,000 dollars to NT 800,000 dollars

As soon as the verdict is given, the informant is given 1/3 of the rewards. When the final verdict is issued, the informant will be given the remaining rewards. After the reward is given, it will not be taken back, except the informant who falsely accuses another of committing a corruptive offense and the informant is convicted by court of a false accusation offense and affirmed.

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