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Indonesia: Supreme Court Investigated for Corruption

(July 2, 2008) Media reports have indicated that Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission has commenced an investigation into the embezzlement of administrative fees by the Supreme Court. It is reported that the Commission will review several Supreme Court bank accounts, including an account in the name of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Bagir Manan. (Supreme Court under Graft Probe, THE JAKARTA POST, June 18, 2008, available at http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2008/06/18/supreme-court-under-graft-
probe.html
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