JAKARTADAILY.ID – The war against online gambling continues. This time the Indonesian Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) had frozen 312 accounts related to online gambling transactions throughout 2022.
The total number of online gambling funds from these accounts reached Rp 836 billion.
"So the total transactions that have been frozen by the PPATK in 2022 alone are 312 accounts, the contents of which are Rp 836 billion," said The head of the PPATK, Ivan Yustiavandana during a working meeting with Commission III at the Indonesian Parliament Building, Senayan, Jakarta, Tuesday, September 13, 2022.
"That's a total of Rp 155,459,000,000,000, so it's really big," he said.
Ivan said that hundreds of accounts that were frozen have now been reported to the National Police. However, he did not specify the origin of the 500 accounts.
"We are still doing the analysis and we have coordinated with the National Police and we have conveyed some information to the Police. We have frozen nearly 500 accounts," said Ivan.
On the same occasion, Ivan explained that of the 500 frozen accounts, they consisted of various levels of society. Starting from the police officers, students, and civil servants, to housewives.
"There are all IRT (housewives) elements, students, private people, civil servants," he said.