JAKARTADAILY.ID – The Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) blocked 141 CIF transactions on more than 300 accounts owned by Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT). The number is spread across 41 financial service providers (PJK).
"The Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) has temporarily suspended transactions in 141 CIFs on more than 300 accounts owned by ACT," said the Head of PPATK, Ivan Yustiavandana in his statement, Thursday, July 7, 2022.
Ivan explained that the collection and distribution of aid must be managed and carried out in an accountable manner. In addition, it must mitigate all risks, both in the collection and distribution of humanitarian funds.
"Based on transaction data to and from Indonesia for the period 2014 to July 2022 related to the ACT, it is known that there were incoming funds from abroad amounting to a total of Rp 64,946,453,924, and funds out of Indonesia amounting to a total of Rp 52,947,467,313," said Ivan as quoted from the PMJnews, the official news portal of the Metro Jaya Police, Thursday, July 7, 2022.
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The government through Presidential Regulation Number 18 of 2017 asks every mass organization that collects and distributes donations to identify the donor and recognize the recipient and carry out due diligence.
"PPATK also hopes that the collection and distribution of humanitarian aid funds will not be resistant to providing space for supervision by the government because fundraising and donation activities involve the community and the reputation of the state," he explained.
He also appealed to the public to be more careful in this case the donors because it is very possible that the donations submitted can be misused by individuals for bad purposes.
Meanwhile, the Special Detachment (Densus) 88 of the National Anti-terrorism Police is investigating the alleged flow of funds from the Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) agency that flowed to the Al-Qaeda terrorist group.
"Because of the flow of funds to several high-risk areas (countries) which are hotspots of terrorist activity," Head of the Banops Densus 88 Anti-terror Police Senior Commissioner Aswin Siregar told reporters, Jakarta, Thursday, July 7, 2022.
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