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Jakarta Post

Customs office identifies suspected directors

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, April 28 2010   /  09:51 am

The Directorate General of Customs and Excise confirmed Tuesday that the personal wealths of two of its officers were suspiciously large and admitted it had identified 25 loopholes in the directorate’s working system that were ripe for exploitation.“In terms of positions they are equivalent to directors,” Director General of Customs and Excises Thomas Sugijata told reporters during the official opening of a new Customs and Excise office at Alam Sutera, Tangerang.Thomas said the two officials were heads of provincial customs and excise offices, but refused to mention their names or where their officers were. He identified them only by the initials T and J.According to an internal source, T is head of the Jakarta office, and J retired in March as head of the West Java office.The officials’ personal fortunes were disclosed by the Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (PP...