Detained for Binomo Fraud Case, Who is 'Crazy Rich' Medanese Indra Kenz?

- 01 March 2022 11:34 WIB
Handcuffed hands (Unsplash/niu niu)
Handcuffed hands (Unsplash/niu niu)

JAKARTADAILY.ID - Who is Indra Kenz? Where did the "Crazy Rich" from Medan, North Sumatra come from? Take a look at the comments from a man named Indra Kesuma, who once said, "Even God's confused that I'm getting richer!"

As previously reported, the Criminal Investigation Police of the Indonesian National Police has officially detained "Crazy Rich" Indra Kenz in relation to the alleged Binomo fraudulent investment or binary options trading application case.

Indra Kenz was named a suspect after being questioned by the police during an intensive examination for approximately 7 hours on Thursday, February 24, 2022. So, do you want to know who Indra Kenz is? Check out this article, which details the career and a number of endeavors of the "Crazy Rich" from Medan.

The Director of Special Economic Crimes (Dirtipideksus) of the Criminal Investigation Department, Brigadier General Whisnu Hermawan, on Friday, February 25, 2022, confirmed that Indra Kenz had been detained at the Criminal Investigation Unit of the Police, South Jakarta, and he would be behind bars for the next 20 days.

Karo Penmas, Polri's Public Relations Division, Brigadier General Ahmad Ramadhan, in a virtual press conference Friday, February 25, 2022, yesterday said several pieces of evidence were also examined in the case, including Indra's Youtube account, proof of transfer, iPhone 13, checking account, flash disk, Gmail account, and proof of deposit transaction.

Indra Kenz, who was often called the Sultan, was threatened with multiple articles, he might have to face a sentence of 20 years in prison.

Indra Kenz is suspected of Article 45 paragraph 2 in conjunction with Article 27 paragraph 2 and/or Article 45 paragraph 1 in conjunction with Article 28 paragraph 1 of the Electronic Transaction Information Law (ITE).

Not only that but he is also suspected of violating Article 3 and/or Article 5 and/or Article 10 of Law Number 8 of 2010 concerning the Prevention and Eradication of the Crime of Money Laundering (TPPU). Then, Article 378 of the Criminal Code is in conjunction with Article 55 of the Criminal Code.

The case that dragged his name was revealed after eight Binomo victims reported the application as well as its affiliates which include Indra Kenz.

So who is Indra Kenz?

Indra Kenz often said in his personal YouTube video posts that the Binomo app is a legal investment app. But he later posted an apology and even called Binomo illegal.

Indra Kenz Biodata

Place and date of birth: Rantauprapat, North Sumatra/31 May 1996
Full name: Indra Kesuma
Education: Indra Kenz is a graduate majoring in Engineering at Prima Indonesia University, Medan, Sumatra (2014-2018).
Business: The "Crazy Rich" Medanese apparently has many businesses, ranging from trading courses, beauty clinics, food businesses, clothing lines to other businesses. Indra Kenz is also listed as the owner of PT Disotiv Citra Digital, a company in the creative world dabbling in digital marketing and videography.
Career journey: Indra Kenz's career started at the age of 16 years, in various video postings on Youtube and Instagram, he admitted that he:

  • Used to sell products online;
  • Become a cafe singer;
  • Become a busker and a taxi driver;
  • The "Crazy Rich" Medanese also claimed to have been a radio announcer,
  • Has been an MC;
  • Had also participated in the talent search event The Voice Indonesia in 2018.

Indra Kenz once admitted to being an insurance employee, selling expensive watches, but went bankrupt. When he was 26 years old, Indra Kenz divulged that he tried to be an investor, but he was scammed, which led him to pursue the world of investing in financial markets.


Editor: Mukhtar Wijaya

Source: Pikiran Rakyat


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