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Indonesian Energy Minister Named in Corruption Probe

Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission has named the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Jero Wacik as a suspect in a major corruption case. Commission officials said Wednesday that Wacik is accused of extortion related to his official duties between 2011 and 2013. If proven guilty, he faces imprisonment for a maximum of 20 years and a fine of up to nearly $100,000. Commission Vice Chairman Bambang Widjoyanto told VOA's Indonesian service the case involves hundreds of...

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