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Digging and Injecting: Steps to Investigate Systemic Corruption

Corruption is synonymous with bribery (bribery). However, there are actually two other practices that are no less dangerous, namely nepotism and abuse of power. Both are often not caught even though they cause harm to the public.

George Junus Aditjondro, an activist who has released many of his research findings on systemic corruption, provides 10 simple steps to investigate systemic corruption practices which can be divided into two major steps, namely extracting and? Injecting ?.

Pedigree tracing is the first step in excavation. This technique is easy to do if the corruption being investigated is carried out by someone whose name is widely known by the public. Search can be done through a biographical book of the person (or autobiography) or even biographies of political opponents. Search is also carried out by making use of insider information.

Congratulations or condolences advertisements - which are often taken for granted - can also be used as a source of information. Because those who give congratulations or condolences are usually those who have a close relationship or benefit.

The excavation process needs to be complemented by identifying the names that? Fill the positions? cashier (proxy). Some of the roles assigned to people in this position are lobbying officials, managing finances, developing business, and managing assets. Proxy names rarely appear in the mass media so they are not familiar to the public.

Another thing that can be done at the excavation stage is to find out the favorite sports (and sports organizations / foundations) of the characters we want to explore. The associates that are often seen on the sports ground are often business partners.

After the excavation process is complete, the injection process can begin. The identified names of people and foundations we use to track the businesses that these names run.

This process can be started by tracing notary deeds and State Supplementary News. Notary deed helps us to trace the ownership of the company by the names that have been previously identified. Apart from that, it is also useful for knowing the business development of certain figures.

These names can also be traced by injecting them into a database provided by several business consulting companies such as PT Dataindo Inti Swakarsa and PT CISI Raya Utama. However, this information is usually paid for, so we must provide certain funds to get it.

From the excavation and injection process, we can see whether there is a common thread that unites the interests of political and economic rulers. A project carried out in one area, for example, is carried out by a company whose share ownership is held by family / colleagues / proxies of the local public officials.

Source: George Junus Aditjondro, Dissecting Siamese Twins Ruler of Indonesian Politics and Economy: Systemic Corruption Investigation Methodology for Activists and Journalists, Jakarta: LSPP, 2004 {:} {: en} Corruption is synonymous with bribery. However, there are actually two other practices that are no less dangerous, ie nepotism and abuse of power. Both forms often go undetected although they are just as harmful to the public.

George Junus Aditjondro, an activist who has released numerous research on systemic corruption, offers 10 simple steps in tracing systemic corruption practices, which can be divided into two major steps, namely digging and? Injecting ?.

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Genealogical search is the first step of digging. This technique is easy to do if someone whose name is widely known by the public is carrying out the corruption being traced. The search may be done through their biography (or autobiography), and even the biography of their political opponent. Examination can also be done by utilizing? Insider? information.

Congratulatory classifieds or obituaries? which are often considered as trivial? may also be used as sources of information. Those who send out their congratulations or condolences are usually in close relationships with the recipientor takes advantage from them.

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The digging process needs to be supported by identifying the name who? Fills the position? of cashier (proxy). Some of the tasks that are entrusted to the person playing this role are to lobby officials, manage finances, develop businesses, as well as purchase assets by namesake. The proxies? names rarely appear in the media making them unfamiliar to the public.

Another task that can be done at the digging stage is to find out the favorite sports (and sport organizations / foundations) of the figure we are tracing. Colleagues that are seen on the sport fields are often their business partners.

After the digging process is completed, the? Injection? this process is initiated. The names of people and foundations that have been identified can be used to search for businesses that are run by these names.

This process could begin with the search of the notarial deed and Supplement to the State Gazette. Notarial deeds will help us to trace the ownership of the company by the names that have been identified previously. In addition, it is also useful to know the business development of the specific figure.

The names can also be traced by injecting it to the database provided by some business-consulting firms such as PT Dataindo Inti Swakarsa and PT CISI Raya Utama. However, these information usually cost money so we would have to allocate some funds in order to obtain it.

From the processes of digging and injecting, we would discover the common threads uniting the interests of political and economic rulers. A project carried out in one area, for instance, might be done by a company whose ownership of shares are held by the relatives / colleagues / proxies of local public officials.

Source: George Junus Aditjondro, Dissecting Siamese Twins?Indonesia's Political and Economic Rulers: Systemic Corruption Investigation Methodology for Activists and Journalists (Examining the Dynamic Duo of Political and Elite Rulers in Indonesia: Investigative Methodology of Systemic Corruption for Activists and Journalists), Jakarta: LSPP 2004.

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