03/13/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Former Taiwanese First Lady Pleads Guilty To Money-Laundering, Forgery

A former Taiwanese first lady has pleaded guilty to money-laundering and forgery but denied embezzlement charges in a high-profile corruption case.

Wu Shu-chen said she had accepted a $2.2m (£1.5m) political donation in connection with a land purchase deal - not a bribe as alleged by prosecutors.

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