JAKARTADAILY.ID – Indonesian National Police together with the Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPTK) formed a joint team to investigate financial transactions related to gambling.
As a result, 10 people from high class of online gambling group have been named as suspects and four of them have been banned for traveling abroad while six others are identified to be abroad.
“10 suspects have DPO status and are suspected of being involved with high-end online gambling groups. 4 we block. 6 (people) have been identified as being abroad," explained Indonesian National Police Chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo at a press conference, Friday, September 30, 2022.
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The National Police Chief revealed that the joint team of Polri - PPATK had also conducted an analysis of financial transactions that were suspected to be related to gambling. The Joint Team, continued the National Police Chief, had traced 329 accounts, most of which were blocked.
"We have blocked 202 accounts at this time," he said.
Preciously, Indonesian Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center 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.
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"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.
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