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Ex-Indonesian minister, 5 others convicted in lobster-larvae corruption scandal

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 15 Jul 2021 22:46
  • 15 Jul 2021 22:46
Indonesia’s former fisheries minister and five other individuals involved in a months-long scheme last year to generate kickbacks from the exportation of lobster larvae were yesterday all convicted of corruption, just eight months after they were arrested.

The Jakarta Anti-Corruption Court sentenced former Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Edhy Prabowo to

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta

Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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