The Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) has suspended or temporarily suspended transactions and account activities of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) and its affiliates. This is done to analyze the existence of suspicions of money laundering (TPPU).
The freezing of this account is in accordance with the authorities stipulated in Law Number 8 of 2010 concerning Prevention and Eradication of Money Laundering (TPPU Law) and Law Number 9 of 2013 concerning
In addition, the determination of FPI activities and activities is based on the Joint Decree (SKB) of the Minister of Home Affairs, the Minister of Law and Human Rights, the Minister of Communication and Information Technology, the Attorney General, the Chief of Police and the Head of the National Counterterrorism Agency.
PPATK Chairman Dian Ediana Rae said that 92 FPI accounts had been frozen for analysis. This freeze is to look for suspicious transactions.
“We have suspended 92 accounts of FPI organizations and affiliated parties for the purposes of PPATK analysis and examination,” Ediana said in her statement, Tuesday, January 19.
However, Ediana was reluctant to elaborate on the owner of the frozen account. Including the matter of the origin of the frozen account.
So far, he only said, the analysis process was almost complete. The results of the analysis will be submitted to the relevant parties.
“A mixture of ex-FPI accounts and those affiliated with former FPI organizations,” he said
“We are working hard to finish as soon as possible, hopefully by the end of the month we can finish it,” continued Ediana.
The related party in question is the Police. This is because the National Police is one of the institutions that enforce the prohibition on FPI activities.
“And we will submit the results to the law enforcement apparatus (Police) as part of law enforcement on the prohibition of activities of FPI organizations,” he said.
Based on the results of an interim analysis, Ediana said that PPATK found transactions originating from abroad. However, it is not yet known about the purpose and purpose of the transaction.
“Yes, but it doesn’t mean anything can be concluded,” he said.
Ediana said such transactions could still be considered normal. Because, in today’s globalized era, everyone can travel anywhere and make transactions.
However, he refused to provide information about the number of transactions originating from abroad. Including the account that received it.
“It cannot be conveyed yet,” he said.
It was only emphasized that the PPATK would continue to study these findings. Until later you get the facts behind the transaction.
“Analysis and examination must be comprehensive, including domestic and foreign transactions, not just for FPI, yes, we handle every case,” he said.