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RI to exchange US fugitive in Bali for two Indonesian fugitives

  • News Desk

    Jakarta

Jakarta   /   Sat, August 8 2020   /  01:00 am
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Indonesia is set to exchange American fugitive Marcus Beam, who was recently detained in Bali where he was hiding while reportedly making pornographic videos, with two Indonesian fugitives detained in the United States. The National Police’s public information bureau head, Brig. Gen. Awi Setiyono, said the police had been working closely with the US Marshals Service (USMS) in the US Department of Justice on the matter. “The USMS is willing to help repatriate two Indonesian fugitives, namely Indra Budiman, or IB, and Sai Ngo NG, or SNN, in exchange for Marcus Beam,” Awi said in a video teleconference on Wednesday as quoted by kompas.com. Awi said that IB and SNN had been on Interpol’s red notice list since 2018. IB is wanted over cases of fraud and money-laundering related to the sale of Swiss-Belhotel in Bali from September 2012 to August 2014. Mean...