Previous national ball squad head mentor Yen Chia-hua watches a William Jones Cup amusement amongst Taiwan and Japan in New Taipei City on July 23 a year ago. A match-settling embarrassment undermines to spoil b-ball in the country, after Taiwan Beer mentor Yen Chia-hua, a previous national group head mentor, was on Wednesday discharged on safeguard of NT$500,000 taking after addressing by prosecutors as a component of an examination concerning betting charges.
The Taipei District Prosecutors' Office is driving the examination, as 63-year-old Yen professedly put down wagers in Taipei on the consequences of the William Jones Cup in 2015, when he was administrator of the Chinese Taipei b-ball group. The embarrassment has stunned authorities, players, the Chinese Taipei Basketball Association and fans, as Yen is a very regarded figure in the game and is the mentor with the most wins in Taiwan's Super Basketball League, having driven Taiwan Beer to four title titles in the group's 14-year history.
As the embarrassment could gravely harm the validity of the game and uncover the cloudy side of the inward circles of Taiwanese ball, Yen yesterday discharged an announcement reporting his abdication as head mentor of Taiwan Beer. Authorities said Yen's case was the consequence of a Criminal Investigation Bureau test into an unlawful internet betting operation, in which witness declaration and confirmation indicated his contribution in wagering on the aftereffects of the national ball group's recreations in 2015 while under his charge. Prosecutors yesterday affirmed that department and police units had attacked Yen's habitation on Wednesday and summoned him for addressing, with the examination concentrating on unlawful betting and whether he had trained players to toss amusements to benefit from wagers on settled results.
Yen has kept up that he didn't take part in unlawful betting, saying that it was his companions who had put down the wagers. Nonetheless, prosecutors said they have accumulated proof indicating Yen's contribution, including that assaults were likewise directed on the living arrangements of his better half, surnamed Cheng, the charged manager of the betting operations, surnamed Tsai and Tsai's significant other. Yen utilized Cheng's records to put down wagers on the national group's recreations, and other b-ball rivalries, specialists stated, including that phone records demonstrated that he had a cozy association with Tsai.