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Jakarta Post

Taskforce set to unveil corruption in tax offices

  • Erwida Maulia and Multa Fidrus

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta/Tangerang   /   Tue, March 30 2010   /  08:55 am

The Anti-Judicial Corruption Taskforce promised Monday it would unravel corruption in tax offices in the near future. The announcement came after the presidential taskforce made two visits to the National Police and Attorney General’s Office (AGO).Taskforce secretary Denny Indrayana, and presidential staff expert on legal affairs, said he had preliminary evidence the “graft syndicate” involved the police, AGO, judiciary and tax offices.“Pray for us that we will be able to disclose how the syndicate works,”  he was quoted as saying by Antara.“And at the right time we will make [names] public.”The taskforce collected evidence of corrupt practices from the Financial Transactions Report and Analysis Center (PPATK) and tax official Gayus HP Tambunan before he fled,  suspected of amassing dubious funds totaling Rp 25 billion (US$2.7 million). Other sources of data inclu...