Examples of Corruption in Indonesia

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In an example of the amount of bribes that are paid out in Indonesia, the Chief Justice of the country’s constitutional court was arrested in 2-13 after accepting a bribe of more than $250,000. The bribe was paid out in regards to a disputed election case.

In another example, the head of the oil and gas regulator was arrested in Jakarta after receiving over $600,000 in bribe money.

And a former traffic police chief was arrested with $18 Million in assets despite his official salary of $1,000 a month.

(More cases of political corruption and its impact.)

Source:  AFP, “Top Indonesian judge arrested for alleged bribery,” Global Post, October 3, 2013.

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