Bareskrim Seizes IDR 1.5 Billion in Money from Persija to Madura United Related to Viral Blast Case

TRIBUNNEWS.COM, JAKARTA – Three football clubs handed over money worth Rp. 1.5 billion from the fraudulent investment case of the trading robot Viral Blast to the Criminal Investigation Department of the Police.

The money was handed over to be processed for confiscation.

It is known that the three football clubs are Persija, PS Sleman and Madura United.

The money is allegedly related to sponsorship from Viral Blast to three football clubs in the country.

“Rp 1.5 billion in cash (confiscated) from three football clubs in the country,” said Karo Penmas of the Public Relations Division of the National Police Brigadier General Ahmad Ramadhan at the National Police Headquarters, Jakarta, Thursday (12/5/2022).

Ramadhan said his party also confiscated money worth Rp. 20 billion from the suspects related to the Viral Blast case. Then, from several other parties a total of Rp. 1.445 billion.

“Rp 20 billion in cash from the suspect, then Rp 45 million in cash which was confiscated from the exchanger on behalf of S and Rp 1.4 billion in cash which is a down payment for the suspect PW’s mercy from the Mercy Kedaung Surabaya dealer,” explained Ramadhan.

That way, said Ramadhan, his party had confiscated a total of IDR 22.945 billion related to the Viral Blast case.

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“Evidence or assets that have been confiscated, firstly, the total cash confiscated by investigators was IDR 22,945 billion,” said Ramadhan.

In addition to money, Ramadhan explained that his party also confiscated a number of other assets, namely cars and apartments related to the Viral Blast case.