Bappebti also blocked nine social media pages and put a stop to one trading-related activity.
Bappepti said the potential of and innovations made by local players in crypto market in Indonesia are promising and expected to continue growing.
Interpol Issues Red Notice for Suspects in Illegal Trading Robot Case
Directorate of special economic crimes (Dittipideksus) at the police’s criminal investigation agency said the issuance of red notice by Interpol for the three individuals is related to their involvement in fraudulent investment through trading robot app DNA Pro.
“Red notice has been issued for three suspects included in the search list – two males and one female,” director Brig. Gen. Whisnu Hermawan confirmed the news on Monday, April 18, as reported by Antara.
The three suspects are Fauzi alias Daniel Zii, Eliazar Daniel Piri alias Daniel, and Ferawaty alias Fei.
Police has also named 12 suspects in this case: YS, RU, RS, RK, FR, AB, ZII, JG, ST, FE, AS, and DV.
RS, R, Y, and F (Frangky) were arrested on Thursday, April 7, while JG (Jerry Gunanada) and SR (Stefanus Richard) were arrested the next day. The two of them are founder and co-founder of trading business Tim Octopus.
As for the remaining six suspects, the police has put their names on the wanted list.
Police has also started investigating a number of expert witnesses, victims, and public figures who are suspected to be involved in the case.
Fashion designer Ivan Gunawan was summoned on Thursday, April 14, as a witness where he returned Rp921.7 million (US$65,000) to the police, out of the Rp1 trillion he received as DNA Pro’s ambassador for three months.
Musician Marcello Tahitoe, meanwhile, is planned to give his statement today.
In addition, TV personality Billy Syahputra will be summoned on Tuesday, while Rizky Billar and his wife Lesti Kejora are set to talk to the police on Wednesday.
Lastly, DJ Una and singer Virzha will meet the police on Thursday and Friday, respectively.
All suspects are facing trade violation and money laundering charges.
DNA Pro is one of the trading robots blocked by the Indonesian authorities, and its headquarter was also sealed back in January.