Rafael Alun committed money laundering and gratuities when he became a tax official

Suara.com – The process of investigating the gratification case involving Rafael Alun Trisambodo continues. The latest news is that the KPK has named Rafael Alun as a suspect in the crime of money laundering (TPPU).

Previously, the KPK had named Rafael Alun as a suspect in receiving gratuities. Then after being developed, the KPK found sufficient preliminary evidence to establish Rafael Alun as a money laundering suspect.

The KPK suspects that some of Rafael Alun’s assets came from the Money Laundering Crime (TPPU). Apart from that, Rafael Alun is also suspected of deliberately diverting the proceeds from receiving gratuities to a number of assets. This was conveyed by the Head of the KPK Reporting Unit, Ali Fikri.

Ali Fikri said that the KPK would further investigate the assets resulting from Rafael Alun’s corruption. Currently, said Ali, the asset tracing unit at the KPK’s Directorate of Evidence Management and Execution is tracing these assets.

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Previously, Rafael Alun was named a suspect in receiving gratuities, with an alleged nominal value of US$90,000 or the equivalent of Rp.1.34 billion. Rafael Alun received IDR 1.34 billion while he was serving at the DGT of the Ministry of Finance.

The gratuity is allegedly related to a tax audit at the Directorate General of Taxes of the Ministry of Finance, where Rafael Alun is suspected of receiving gratuities through his tax consulting service company, namely PT Artha Mega Ekadhana (PT AME).

Rafael Alun is said to have actively offered his company to taxpayers who have tax problems. The KPK found that there was a flow of gratuities worth USD 90 thousand to Rafael Alun from the company.

The KPK is also known to have searched Rafael Alun’s house, where investigators found several luxury items in the form of bags, wallets, belts, watches, jewelry and money. Rafael Alun is suspected of violating Article 12B of the Law of the Republic of Indonesia Number 31 of 1999 concerning the Eradication of Corruption Crimes as amended by the Law of the Republic of Indonesia Number 20 of 2001 concerning Amendments to Law Number 31 of 1999 concerning the Eradication of Corruption Crimes.

Contributors : Rishna Maulina Pratama

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Source: Suara.com – Berita Terbaru Bisnis, Ekonomi, Investasi Indonesia by www.suara.com.

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