Indonesian National Police Hands Over Binomo Investment Fraud Case to Public Prosecutors

- 03 August 2022 14:33 WIB
Fakar Suhartami Pratama or Fakarich, a suspect in the Binomo fraudulent investment case. (Photo/ PMJnews/Ist).
Fakar Suhartami Pratama or Fakarich, a suspect in the Binomo fraudulent investment case. (Photo/ PMJnews/Ist).

JAKARTADAILY.ID – Investigators from the Directorate of Special Economic Crimes (Dirtipideksus) of the Criminal Investigation Unit (Bareskrim) of the Indonesian National Police have handed over stage II suspects and evidence in cases of alleged criminal acts of investment fraud involving the Binomo trading app.

Head of Unit V Sub-Directorate II of Banking, Dirtipideksus Bareskrim Polri, Police Commissioner Karta said that the suspect transferred to the prosecutor was Fakar Suhartami Pramata alias Fakarich.

"Today, the suspect Fakar was delegated for the second stage of handing over the suspect and evidence. Fakarich's case file has been declared complete or P-21 formally and materially by the public prosecutor last Friday," said Karta.

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After being declared complete, Karta said investigators had transferred the suspect and evidence to the Medan District Attorney, North Sumatra.

Previously, Fakarich was delegated to the South Tangerang District Attorney's Office, Banten, Friday, July 24, 2022.

"Phase II went to Medan because many of Fakar's victims were witnesses in Medan," he said.

Karta added that the files for the other five suspects are in phase I, and the files have been returned or P21 according to the instructions of the research prosecutor. The file is still being investigated by the prosecutor.

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"The other suspects are in stage one, the files are still at the prosecutor's office, and they are being investigated," he said.

The five suspects are Brian Edgar Nababan (manager of Binomo Indonesia), Wiky Mandara Nurahadi (admin of Indra Kenz's Telegram account, and Vanessa Khong - Kenz's girlfriend), Rudiyanto Pei (Vanessa Khong's father), and Nathania Kesuma (Kenz's sister).

For information, this Binomo application investment fraud cost 108 victims worth Rp 73.1 billion. Investigators have confiscated evidence and assets of the suspect, including documents and electronic evidence, a Tesla car, three houses, 12 luxury watches of various brands, and Rp 1.64 billion in cash.

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