Court hints at bigger AGO bribery conspiracy
This bribery case really interesting, AGO put their department image on stake...
The Corruption Court questioned Monday whether there could be a larger conspiracy involving the Attorney General's Office (AGO) in the alleged bribe paid by businesswoman Artalyta Suryani to state prosecutor Urip Tri Gunawan.
Judge Andi Bachtiar read out the transcript of a telephone conversation, recorded on March 1, 2008, between Artalyta and an unidentified woman, who was in Singapore.
In the conversation, Artalyta tells the woman about the result of the AGO's investigation into the embezzlement of Bank Indonesia liquidity support (BLBI) funds.
She also asks the woman about a "shortage for the subordinates, JAMs, Ses-JAMs and Udji, I haven't distributed anything to them". At the other end, the woman approved the request.