TSMC chairman caught up in political fiasco

The chairman of TSMC denied being involved in part of a corruption case against the former president of Taiwan.

The chairman of the world's largest contract chip maker has found himself drawn into the corruption case against the former president of Taiwan and his wife after a Chinese language magazine named him among a group of Taiwanese businessmen that illegally gave them money.

Morris Chang, the founder and chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC), was part of a group of 20 Taiwanese businessmen who allegedly made NT$3 billion (US$86.8 million) in illegal personal donations to the former first lady of Taiwan between 2000 and 2004, [[xref:http://1-apple.com.tw/next/index.cfm|Next Magazine|

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