BALI, THE IMAGE – Directorate of Special Economic Crimes (Dit Tipideksus), Bareskrim Polri, appointed the former President Director (Dirut) of PT Bosowa Corporindo SA as a suspect in a suspected financial services sector crime.
“For the suspect’s alleged act of deliberately ignoring and / or not carry out a written order from the Financial Services Authority (OJK), “said Dir Tipideksus, Bareskrim Polri Brig. Gen. Helmy Santika in a written statement, Thursday (11/3/2021).
The SA determination as a suspect, according to Helmy, was carried out after going through the case title process. The investigator has obtained facts from the results of the investigation and evidence. So that he determined SA as a suspect in the case.
Helmy explained, it was known that since May 2018, PT Bank Bukopin, Tbk. has been designated as a Bank under intensive supervision by OJK due to problems with liquidity pressure. This condition got worse from January to July 2020.
In order to save Bank Bukopin, the OJK issued a policy including giving a written order to the President Director of PT Bosowa Corporindo on behalf of SA through OJK letter number: SR-28 / D.03 / 2020 dated 9 July 2020.
The letter contains a written order for the granting of special powers to the Technical Assistance Team (TA Team) from PT BRI to be able to attend and exercise voting rights at the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGMS) of PT Bank Bukopin Tbk with a deadline for granting power of attorney and submitting a report of granting power of attorney to OJK no later than July 31, 2020.
“However, PT Bosowa Corporindo did not carry out the written order,” said Helmy.
In the investigation, it was discovered that after the letter from the OJK was issued on July 9, 2020, SA resigned as President Director of Bosowa Corporindo on July 23, 2020.
“On July 24, 2020, SA was still active in joint activities with the shareholders of Bank Bukopin as well as meetings with the OJK on July 24, 2020, but did not inform about his resignation as President Director of PT Bosowa Corporindo,” explained Helmy.
SA on July 27, 2020 also sent a photo of the Power of Attorney via the whatsaap application to the Managing Director of Bank Bukopin stating his position as President Director of PT Bosowa Corporindo, continued Helmy Santika.
For his actions, SA was suspected of violating Article 54 of Law Number 21 of 2011 concerning the Financial Services Authority with the threat of a minimum imprisonment of two years and a fine of at least IDR 5 billion or a maximum imprisonment of six years and a maximum fine of IDR 15 billion.***