Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: Corruption

Investigators at the office of Junior Attorney General for Special Crimes have named two more graft suspects in the tin trading system of PT Timah’s Mining Business Permit (IUP) area from 2015 to 2022, adding to a total number of suspects in the case to 13 people. […]
An investigation team of the Directorate of Investigation at the Office of Junior Attorney General for Special Crimes has named one more suspect in an alleged corruption case in the tin commodity trading system in PT Timah’s Mining Business License (IUP) area from 2015 to 2022. […]
Junior Attorney General for Special Crimes of the Attorney General’s Office has named five new suspects in the investigation of alleged corruption in the trading of tin commodities under the Mining Business License (IUP) of PT Timah from 2015 to 2022. […]
A coalition of civil society groups has urged the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to immediately perform and cooperate with international anti-corruption bodies for thorough investigation into the alleged purchase scandal of Mirage 2000-5 fighter jets. […]
Speaking before the 2024 Vice Presidential Debate on Sunday, January 21, 2024, third vice-presidential candidate Mahfud MD unveiled the prevalence of numerous illegal mining mafias being shielded or supported by officials and authorities. […]
The Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) has completed the calculation of state losses in the alleged corruption case related to the procurement of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and the Maurel & Prom acquisition by Pertamina. […]
Acting chairman of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), Nawawi Pomolango, has instructed the anti-corruption body to gather information regarding allegations that the German software company SAP bribed several Indonesian officials. […]
The Ministry of Agriculture corruption investigation reveals involvement of Muhammad Hatta, the spouse of former Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo, serving as the Agriculture Ministry’s Director of Machinery, and an unnamed House of Representatives member. All are now suspects under investigation. […]
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is currently investigating three cases of alleged corruption in the Ministry of Agriculture (Kementan), involving the procurement of cattle, horticulture, and extortion. […]
Investigators from the Attorney General’s Office (Kejagung) conducted a search at the Ministry of Trade (Kemendag) on October 3, 2023. This move is part of an ongoing probe related to sugar imports. […]
Indonesia has been left in the dark regarding the whereabouts of Syahrul Yasin Limpo (SYL), Agriculture Minister, who embarked on an official visit to Europe. The Ministry of Agriculture confirmed the loss of contact with Minister Syahrul during his visit, which was meant to strengthen diplomatic and agricultural ties with European countries. […]
Irwan Hermawan, a commissioner of PT Solitech Media Sinergy, has admitted to channeling funds amounting to IDR 27 billion to an individual named Dito Ariotedjo for the purpose of securing a corruption case related to the provision of 4G base transceiver station (BTS) towers for the Telecommunication and Information Accessibility Agency (Bakti) of the Ministry of Communication and Informatics (Kemenkominfo). […]
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is leaving no stone unturned in its mission to combat corruption, with the possibility of investigating former Minister of Manpower, Muhaimin Iskandar, who served from 2009 to 2014. This potential probe is in connection with an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption and bribery. […]
The Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) revealed that there were allegations of suspicious funds being received by political parties related to green financial crime. […]
A number of institutions and private parties were caught up in the case of illegal International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) with total losses amounting to IDR 353 billion. […]
Air Marshal Henri Alfiandi, the Chief of Basarnas (National Search and Rescue Agency) along with his subordinate, Lieutenant Colonel Arif Budi Cahyanto, the Coordinator of the Administrative Staff at Basarnas received bribes in the procurement of equipment. […]
Airlangga Hartarto, the Coordinating Minister for the Economy was questioned by the Attorney General’s Office as a witness in a case of alleged corruption related to export of crude palm oil (CPO). […]
Kadin official Muhammad Yusrizki was detained by the Attorney General Office for his alleged involvement in the corruption surrounding the construction of Base Transceiver Station project. […]
Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo was called by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) regarding allegations of corruption at the Ministry of Agriculture. […]
KPK Chairman, Firli Bahuri, announced that the KPK had received 33 reports on suspicious transactions within the Ministry of Finance. The KPK is currently investigating 12 cases out of the total reports and has name 16 suspects. […]
The Minister of Communication and Informatics (Menkominfo) Johnny G. Plate has been arrested for his involvement in the 4G Base Transceiver Station (BTS) corruption case. The National Democratic Party chairman Surya Paloh claimed that the party is ready to help the Attorney General Office to investigate the case. […]
The method of avoiding gold import duty tax was revealed to involve various customs officials. This illicit practice caused trillions of state losses. Some officials said that this practice has been ongoing for a long time. […]
The Ministry of Finance and the Coordinating Ministry of Politics, Legal, and Security Affairs provide different statements on alleged suspicious transactions. The special task force on money laundering made 300 examinations against suspicious transactions involving officials of the Ministry of Finance. […]
Illegal cigarette sales are a major problem in Indonesia, which causes not only losses to the state but also health risks to consumers. Illegal cigarettes are sold much lower than regular prices and can cause harmful substances. […]
Destiawan Soewardjono, President Director of PT Waskita Karya, named as a suspect in a corruption case involving fictitious project which resulted in state losses. The Financial and Development Supervisory Agency (BPKP) stated that the state suffered IDR 2.54 trillion losses. […]
A digital survey discovered that most Muslims in Indonesia prioritize the Halal logo before purchasing a product. However, there are previous reports that to obtain the Halal logo, companies must pay hefty price or even provide kickbacks. […]
KPK Chairman Firli Bahuri has been reported to the Metro Jaya Police for ethics violation and abuse of power related to investigation information leaks. […]
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is investigating a IDR 14.5 billion (US$ 971,337) corruption case in railway repairs project in several regions in Indonesia […]
Chairman of the Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) Isma Yatun met with Chairman of the Korean Board of Audit Inspection (BAI) Choe Jaehae in Seoul on March 3, 2023, to create an action plan for future bilateral cooperation. The potential cooperation includes arrangements for the two institutions to exchange examiners for secondment at each other’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI). […]
The government and the House of Representatives (DPR) have agreed to set the 2023 hajj pilgrimage fee at IDR 49.8 million (US$ 3,281.13) per individual, far from the 2022’s cost of IDR 39.89 million. Ironically, the decision was taken after the Saudi Arabia government announced that it would lower the hajj cost by 30%. […]