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Indonesia Blocks Betting Accounts, Will Confiscate Money

Police in Indonesia have announced that they have blocked 146 online betting accounts during a monitoring sweep, and will seize the funds that were held inside.

The announcement was made by Indonesian National Police General Sutarman, who said that 96 of the accounts registered had fake addresses and were fictitious, while the rest are still unknown.

The balances of the accounts were seized and will be placed into the country's bank accounts.

Commenting on the seizure Sutarman said, "We will keep on investigating (...) and any funds proved in court to be linked to money-laundering practices will be confiscated for the state."

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