Jakarta – The Attorney General's Office has moved quickly to investigate possible embezzlement and misuse of power in the lease and procurement of a defense communications satellite by
Corruption & Abuse of Power
January 21, 2022
January 20, 2022
Jakarta – A district head in North Sumatra was detained by the Corruption Eradication Commission or KPK late Wednesday for allegedly taking bribes in yet another major graft bust target
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has officially named the Regent of Langkat, Terbit Rencana Perangin Angin, as a suspect of graft.
Jakarta – A judge in the Surabaya District Court was arrested by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Thursday morning for allegedly accepting bribe money from a defendant who
January 19, 2022
Jakarta – Attorney General Sanitiar Burhanuddin announced on Wednesday his office has launched a criminal investigation into alleged corruption in state-owned airline Garuda Indonesia c
January 18, 2022
Jakarta – Businessman Heru Hidayat was convicted for corruption and money laundering related to a bad investment scandal at military insurer Asabri on Tuesday but the court refused to d
January 15, 2022
Jakarta – What a sad twist of political career for Rahmat Effendi, who as Bekasi mayor earned an iconic status as a true defender of freedom of religion.
Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – The Attorney General's Office (AGO) director of investigations Febrie Adriansyah said that the state losses caused by the satellite procurement case involving
January 13, 2022
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Two of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's sons, Gibran Rakabuming and Kaesang Pangarep had officially been reported to the Corruption Eradication Commission
Jakarta – The leader of an East Kalimantan district where the national government plans to build the new national capital was named corruption suspect on Thursday after he was arrested
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Antara, Jakarta – Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) deputy chairman Nurul Ghufron confirmed the arrest against the Regent of Penajam Paser Utara, Abdul
January 12, 2022
Jakarta – Indonesia provided prosecutors with proof of graft on Tuesday in flag-carrier Garuda's deals to lease aircraft made by ATR, a joint venture between Airbus and Italy's Leonardo
Fana Suparman, Jakarta – A former investigator of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) was convicted for accepting Rp 11.5 billion ($802,000) in bribe money and sentenced to 11 y
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – Two of President Joko Widodo's children, Gibran Rakabuming and Kaesang Pangarep, have been reported to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) over alleged cor
January 9, 2022
Jakarta – Corruption eradication during the administration of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has worsened.
January 6, 2022
Jakarta – Investigators of the Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, seized Rp 3 billion ($208,000) in cash when they raided the official residence of Bekasi Mayor Rahmat Effendi,
January 5, 2022
Fana Suparman, Jakarta – Bekasi Mayor Rahmat Effendi was arrested in a raid by the Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, for allegedly taking bribes on Wednesday.
December 27, 2021
Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) believes that the Corruption Eradication Commission's (KPK) performance has declined over the last two years.
December 24, 2021
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is ranked 26th out of 57 non-state ministries in its own integrity assessment survey (SPI), which measures corruptio
December 23, 2021
Jakarta – For years, the media and antigraft activists have been writing obituaries for the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).
December 22, 2021
Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – Senior economist Faisal Basri in a virtual event on Tuesday said one of the main problems within the State Official circle is conflict of interest.
December 20, 2021
Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) says that over the last seven years of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's leadership the issue of corruption eradication has bee
December 15, 2021
Mirza, Jakarta – Researcher at Gadjah Mada University's Center for Anti-Corruption Studies (Pukat UGM), Zaenur Rohman, said the establishment of the Corruption Eradication Corps by the
December 13, 2021
Fana Suparman, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, named 15 members and former members of the Muara Enim Legislative Council in South Sumatra as suspects on Monday
December 10, 2021
Jakarta – As in years past, International Anticorruption Day was observed at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Thursday to celebrate the agency's role in the country's figh
December 8, 2021
Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) and the #CleanupIndonesia Movement Coalition held a theatrical action in front of the Corruption Eradication Commission's (KPK) r
December 6, 2021
Fana Suparman & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesian prosecutors made history on Monday by recommending a death sentence for a key defendant in a major corruption case at military
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Former investigator of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Novel Baswedan has accepted the offer to become a civil servant (ASN) at the National Police.
December 3, 2021
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) on Friday blasted a statement made by Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) deputy chairperson Alexander Marwata who said
November 29, 2021
Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Democracy and Justice suspects that there are elements of corruption, collusion and nepotism (KKN) in the polymerase chain reactio
November 24, 2021
Alexander Loen, Jayapura, Jubi – Deputy chairman of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Alexander Marwata has called on regents and mayors in Papua to strengthen and practice go
Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) Deputy Diractor Ardi Manto Adiputra says that the proposal to sentence corruptors to death which has been raised by Attorney General
November 23, 2021
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The National Police confirmed they already have a list of positions to be occupied by former employees of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).
Azhar Bagas Ramadhan, Jakarta – The Indonesia Calling or IM57+ Institute established by former Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator Novel Baswedan and 56 other sacked KP
November 19, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – The Garuda Indonesia Workers Union (Sekarga) on Friday announced they had sent a formal forensic audit request to the Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) against Garuda Indones
November 16, 2021
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Indonesian Supreme Court (MA) on Tuesday has reinstated the prison sentencing for graft convict Djoko Tjandra to 4 years and 6 months, which is level with h
November 15, 2021
Here lies a philosophical conundrum: If a corrupt politician doesn't know he's being corrupt, then is he corrupt?
Adam Prireza, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Pandjaitan on Monday responded to news about non-governmental organization ProDemokrasi that plan
November 4, 2021
Andita Rahma, Majalah Tempo, Jakarta – The Just and Prosperous People Party (PRIMA) on Thursday officially filed a report to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) against two stat
October 22, 2021
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Former investigators of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), Novel Baswedan and Rizka Anungnata, reported Lili Pintauli Siregar to the KPK Su
October 16, 2021
Fana Suparman, Jakarta – A district head in South Sumatra was detained by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Saturday, exactly a month after his former governor father was a
October 12, 2021
Mikael Niman, Jakarta – Some of the 57 ousted Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators have made an unlikely turn to make a living: selling fried rice and snacks.
October 11, 2021
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Juliandi Tigor Simanjuntak, a former employee of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) legal bureau, resorted to selling fried rice after he was sacked.
October 8, 2021
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Attorney General's Office (AGO) on Thursday suspected dozens of companies were involved in an alleged graft case of gold smuggling at Soekarno-Hatta Airport.
October 7, 2021
Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – Senior economist and Rector of Paramadina University, Didik Junaidi Rachbini, asked the authorities to investigate the findings of the Pandora Papers.
October 6, 2021
Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW) researcher Kurnia Ramadhana says that the Constitutional Court's (MK) ruling which declared that all convicted prisoners have
It's fair to say at this point that the Pandora Papers scandal hasn't had as much of an explosive impact in Indonesia as it has abroad, but all eyes are now on two of the country's top
October 5, 2021
Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Four people including a Protestant pastor have been arrested in Indonesia's West Kalimantan province for alleged corruption in a church construction project.
October 4, 2021
Caesar Akbar, Majalah Tempo, Jakarta – Two Indonesian officials and a number of businessmen are recorded in the report of Pandora Papers.
October 1, 2021
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Former Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator Novel Baswedan said he and 57 other former KPK employees were keen to return to work in the anti-cor