Billions in Fisheries Extortion
TRANSPARANT plastic bags full of Rp100,000 bills lie in front of the Commission Eradication Commission (KPK) building lobby in Kuningan, South Jakarta, on Monday, March 15. The two piles amount to a total of Rp52.3 billion.
That money was kept at a state-owned bank since June 2020. The KPK seized it almost 10 months later.
KPK spokesperson Ali Fikri said that the cash is related to bribery in the lobster larvae export permits, which has led to...