Jakarta – The Directorate of Cyber Crimes Bareskrim Police arrested four perpetrators of fraud cases with the Bussiness Email Compromise (BEC) scheme, which harmed companies from South Korea (South Korea) and Taiwan.
Director of Cyber Bareskrim Brig. Gen. Asep Edi Suheri revealed that the four perpetrators of CT, NTS, YH and SA in carrying out their crimes, the perpetrators have made victims lose Rp 84.8 billion.
“The suspects committed fraud under the Bussiness Email Compromise scheme, SW victims from South Korea and WHF from Taiwan. Which caused losses for SW Rp 82 billion. Then, for WH loss of Rp2.8 billion,” said Asep at Bareskrim Polri Building, Jakarta, Friday (1/10).
Asep explained, the perpetrator performs the bec modus operandi by addressing the Financial Manager or the financial part of the company.
The perpetrators broke into the emails of the two companies, and changed the data or identity so that the process of transferring funds. Where, the money should have gone into the company, but instead went into the perpetrator’s account.
“Thus there can also be a transfer of funds from one company to a company that is calculated to be the company’s partner,” said Asep.
The evidence that can be arrested by the police includes, rp 29 billion cash, 3 mobile phones, 9 pieces of savings from various banks, passports of suspects, 14 ATM cards, 9 bank checkbooks, 1 motorcycle, 3 suspect ID cards, 1 suspect NPWP, business license certificates, stamps or stamps, company notary deeds, proof of funds from banks and proof of foreign currency exchange transactions.
For their actions, they are threatened by Article 45A paragraph (1) Jo Article 28 paragraph (1) of Law No. 19 of 2016, Article 3, Article 4 and Article 5 of Law No. 8 of 2010 on TPPU, Article 82, Article 85 of Law No. 3 of 2011 on Criminal Acts of Transfer of Funds and Article 378 of the Criminal Code.