Suara.com – Investigators at the Directorate of Cyber Crime (Dit Tipidsiber), Bareskrim Polri are still investigating the alleged spread of fake, misleading news and fraud committed by the boss of PT Grab Toko Indonesia, Yudha Manggala Putra.
Most recently, investigators revealed that Yudha Manggala Putra was suspected of laundering money from the proceeds of his crime.
Director of Criminal Investigation and Criminal Investigation of the National Police Brigadier General Pol Slamet Uliandi said the suspect was suspected of investing the proceeds of his crime in the form of electronic currency or cryptocurrency or crypto assets.
“The perpetrator also allegedly invested the proceeds of his crime into cryptocurrency,” Slamet told reporters, Wednesday (13/1).
Meanwhile, Slamet claims that investigators are still investigating these allegations. Investigations related to the alleged money laundering of the proceeds of crime committed by Yudha Manggala Putra have also been carried out specifically or separately.
“Related to this (cryptocurrency) will be handled through a separate file,” said Slamet.
Dit Tipidsiber Bareskrim Polri previously arrested Yudha Manggala Putra in the Kebayoran Baru area, South Jakarta, on Saturday (9/1) last week.
Yudha Manggala Putra was arrested on suspicion of having committed a criminal act of spreading false and misleading news to fraud which caused a loss of IDR 17 billion.
Kabareskrim Polri, Komjen Pol Listyo Sigit Prabowo, said that Yudha Manggala Putra was arrested in the Kebayoran Baru area at around 20.00 WIB.
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“Has made the arrest of a man who allegedly spread false and misleading news that resulted in consumer losses in electronic transactions, funds transfer or money laundering,” Listyo told reporters on Wednesday (13/1/2021).
In carrying out his crimes, Yudha Manggala Putra involved a third party as the maker of an online shopping website. Furthermore, they use the mode of offering various kinds of electronic goods at low prices.
“There are 980 consumers who ordered goods, but only nine received goods,” explained Listyo.
The boss of PT Grab Toko Indonesia is also known to rent an office in the Kuningan area, South Jakarta. Yudha Manggala Putra recruited six employees whose role was to handle consumers who complained if the goods he bought did not come.
Meanwhile, Listyo said that the six Yudha Manggala Putra employees always used the pretext of asking for additional delivery time for complaining consumers. Even though in the end the item was never delivered.
In the disclosure of this case, investigators also secured a number of evidence including cellphones, laptops, sim cards, ID cards, and savings books.
For his actions, Yudha was charged with Article 28 paragraph 1 in conjunction with Article 45A paragraph 1 of Law Number 19 of 2016 on amendments to Law Number 11 of 2008 and / or Article 378 of the Criminal Code and / or Article 82 and / or Article 85 of the Law. Number 3 of 2011 concerning Fund Transfers.
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