JAKARTA - Financial Services Authority (FSA/OJK) called three banks that have affiliations with Singapore to be asked for clarification. The bank is OCBC NISP, UOB and DBS.
This called is done to find out information about the reports that banks in Singapore reported an Indonesian citizen who repatriate funds in order to tax amnesty.
Deputy Commissioner of Banking Supervisors III OJK Irwan Lubis revealed, accidentally calling the OJK specialized banks that have affiliations with Singapore.
This is done to seek clarification about the veracity of the information that they are the main bank in Singapore reported an Indonesian citizens who want to repatriate funds in order to tax amnesty.
"Previously circulated information that indicated the bank in Singapore reported its customers Indonesian nationals repatriated in order to tax amnesty as a suspicious transaction report to the police unit of the country that deal with financial crimes, Singapores Commercial Affairs Department (CAD)," Irwan said in Jakarta, recently.
According to the three subsidiary banks, he continued, the report was carried out in order to meet the standards of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a body set up to prevent money laundering interstate. However, these reports are not acted upon by the Singaporean police (CAD).
"Thus, customers of Indonesian citizens can continue to do transactions," he said.