Binsis.com, JAKARTA – The business relationship between Benny Tjikrosaputro and Jimmy Sutopo was revealed in the trial of the Asabri corruption case that took place last Monday.
Prosecutors said that in 2013 Jimmy Sutopo met with Benny Tjokrosaputro through Caroline Chandra Wilieanna and told Jimmy to help and arrange stock transactions.
The arrangement was made by creating and using a stock account owned by Jimmy, an account in the name of Jimmy and those affiliated with Benny Tjokro and Jimmy Sutopo.
Benny’s request was approved by Jimmy Sutopo so that Jimmy until 2019 after receiving shares from Benny Tjokro through the mechanism “Received Free Of Payment“(RFOP) then transfers these shares to increase the share price of the shares (binit up) through the Negotiation market mechanism for 373 transactions.
After the price of Benny Tjokro’s shares increased, Jimmy sold the shares to PT Asabri either using an account in Jimmy’s own name or on behalf of an affiliated party controlled by Benny Tjokro and Jimmy Sutopo with a total transaction value of Rp781.1 billion. .
According to the Prosecutor, Jimmy Sutopo as the party that regulates and controls the investment of PT Asabri (Persero) disguised the origin of the assets by placing the money in the account of the defendant Jimmy Sutopo or through the account of another party.
He also bought land and buildings on behalf of the defendant and on behalf of other parties, spent by buying motor vehicles, exchanging them in foreign currency.
“The defendant also purchased gold paintings and art items by the defendant,” said the prosecutor as quoted by Antara, Wednesday (18/8/2021).
As a result of Jimmy Sutopo’s actions together with Benny Tjokrosaputro, Edward Seky Soeryadjaja, President Director of PT Eureka Prima Jakarta Tbk (LCGP) Lukman Purnomosid, Heru Hidayat, President Director of PT Asabri 2012 – March 2016 Major General Purn. Adam Rachmat Damiri, President Director of PT Asabri March 2016 – July 2020.
Next Lieutenant General Retired. Sonny Widjaja, Director of Investment and Finance of PT. Asabri 2012 – June 2014 Bachtiar Effendi, Director of Investment and Finance of PT Asabri July 2014 – August 2019 Hari Setianto and Head of the Investment Division of PT Asabri for the period of July 1, 2012 – December 29, 2016 Ilham Wardhana said Siregar had harmed the State Finances amounting to Rp22.7 trillion.
For their actions, Benny and Jimmy were charged as regulated and threatened with crime in article 3 or article 4 of the Republic of Indonesia Law No. 8 of 2010 concerning the Prevention and Eradication of the Crime of Money Laundering.
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