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Russian national accused of extorting Uzbek man in Bali facing 15 years in prison

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A Russian nationwide who allegedly extorted one other overseas nationwide by claiming to be a member of Interpol in Bali stands accused of extortion this week, that means he’s dealing with a most of 15 years in jail beneath Indonesian regulation.

Prosecutors on the Denpasar District Court docket yesterday stated that the defendant, recognized as EB, extorted a complete of IDR171 million (US$11,973) from an Uzbekistan nationwide in Bali, NR. 

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The crime reportedly concerned two different individuals, recognized as MZ and A, who’re nonetheless on the run. 

The months-long con started earlier this 12 months in February, when the group approached NR and accused him of being concerned with a fugitive. In a collection of threats, the sufferer ultimately wired IDR121 million to the suspects, and handed over a bike unit value IDR50 million. 

EB was ultimately arrested for the rip-off in July, lower than every week after the sufferer determined to report the rip-off to authorities.

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