13 Example of Corruption in Indonesia
What is the most phenomenal thing in Indonesia to this day? The answer is of course about corruption. Almost a routine we see the suspects of embezzlement and money launderers caught by the KPK.
Suspects of corruption are dominated by state officials, ranging from Ministers, Board Members, Governors, Regents, Mayors, Heads of Service, private developers and others. In fact, many reports say that almost half of the mayors in all of Indonesia are suspected of corruption. Many example of corruption in Indonesia.
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Amazing. The Indonesian nation is rich in resources, broadly geographically, large by government. But it is also the practice of corruption. This corrupt practice occurs almost in all lines of power, and everywhere in Indonesia. Starting from levies made at the district level, to bribes at the top level. Even law enforcers are seen in this case.
Making it impossible then whether this nation has hope to uphold the rule of law especially in the field of eradication of corruption. While law enforcers from the police, prosecutors, judges, still like to have special relation with perpetrators of corruption. Here are 13 example of corruption in Indonesia :
- Corruption Case Eddy Tansil
Eddy Tansil or Tan Tjoe Hong is a Chinese who became a businessman in Indonesia. He became famous not because of the success of his business. But corruption cases are costing the state up to $ 565 million (+ – 7 trillion at current exchange rate).
Corruption by Tansil through bank credit Bapindo through Golden Key Group company. After being arrested, Eddy was sentenced to 20 years in prison and a fine. However, when detained in LP Cipinang, Eddy Tansil have escaped and there is news saying that he was in China, build a new business there.
2. Soeharto Trough ‘Orde Baru’ Era
The former 2nd president of Indonesia is allegedly committing acts of corruption through 7 foundations that he chaired. The amount of corruption money is estimated at 3.3 trillion that is detrimental to the state. But until death to pick him up, this case has not been completed as well until the end of 2015 is also still being investigated.
3. HPH and Reforestation Fund cases
The case allegedly harming the state up to 15 Trillion involves many famous people in Indonesia. Such as Bob Hasan, Prajogo Pangestu, Tommy Soeharto, and other officials. This case is also not completed to the roots because of the legal process which he said stopped in the middle of the adjudication.
4. Century Bank Case
The case that dragged the name of former vice president Budiono and finance minister Sri Mulyani. Because of these famous people, this case is enough to capture the public’s attention. The loss of the country is estimated to reach 6.7 Trillion and cause some officials to carry names in this case.
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5. Pertamina Corruption Case
Some names such as Ginanjar Kartasasmita, IB Sudjana, Faisal Abda’oe, and others were exposed to a corruption case pertamina scandal. Not only pertamina, but also its subsidiaries that cost the state up to $ 400 million.
6. The Corruption Case of Nazarudin
The state losses reached 1 Trillion ($ 600 million) by the Nazarudin case. These corruption cases are bribery in kemenpora, PLTS corruption, and several other agencies. This case is one of the greatest corruption cases revealed, because thanks to the hard work of the authorities, Nazarudin could be punished for his case.
7. Case of Paiton 1 Probolinggo Power Plant
The people who are seen are Zuhal and Marsud. The alleged corruption case is detrimental to the state up to 7.6 trillion.
8. Case of Gayus Tambunan
The case of corruption in the tax director general of the suspect Gayus Tambunan is indeed one of the most phenomenal. The arrest of Gayus, who works as a civil servant at the Directorate General of Taxes of the Ministry of Finance, has tarnished the institution where he works.
The value of corruption is fantastic, tens of billions of rupiah is in the bank safe in the name of his wife.
Ironically, when it should be in jail. Precisely Gayus reportedly fun walking, one of which when he was caught watching the camera tennis in Bali using fake wigs. Later, photos of Gayus again circulated in social media. This time he was caught eating in a restaurant with two women.
9. Ratu Atut
A woman who was once former Governor of Banten, very horrendous public when she began to be examined KPK. Atut famously spent a lot of money for her fashion.
The bag is worth Rp 450 million, how not ironic? She even still appear in queen’s make up while undergoing the trial. Atut was serving a 5.5-year prison term and fine.
10. Akil Mochtar’s Case
Dr. H. M. Akil Mochtar, S.H, M.H. is the former Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia. In 2013, he was arrested by KPK because of alleged bribery cases against him in handling the lawsuit of Gunung Mas, Central Kalimantan and Lebak, Banten.
Very ironic, he should be a law enforcer just stumble the case of corruption. Akil must serve a life sentence because of his extraordinary corruption case.
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11. Suryadharma Ali
Suryadharma Ali is a former Minister of Religion. He has become a suspect in the case of corruption of pilgrim funds.
Obviously very in pity of a ministry of religious officials and is considered capable of holding a minister of religion and chairman of the party based on Islam PPP should know with his mistakes. Because of his actions, Ali was sentenced for 6 years.
12. OC Kaligis
OC Kaligis is a prominent lawyer who became a suspect in a bribe to a judge and a court clerk of the Medan State Administrative Court.
The irony is, he keep laughing to the whole media. He laughed to the public even though he is clearly proven guilty. Even when he was hit by this case, he was almost in the back of more than 90 well-known lawyers to free him from state lawsuits.
13. Corruption in Police : Djoko Susilo
Police have been found guilty of corruption. Djoko Susilo cost Rp 121 billion in state financing from a motor vehicle simulator procurement project for the driver’s license at the Police Corps in 2011. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison on the case. Ironically, a police officer is corrupt.
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Those are complete explanation about example of corruption in Indonesia.