Indonesian police want to question billionaire financier Nat Rothschild over the alleged theft of data that sparked an investigation into financial irregularities at war-torn coal miner Bumi.
The miner launched an internal probe last year into ‘financial irregularities’, complicating an acrimonious row between co-founders Rothschild and Indonesia’s powerful Bakrie family. Bumi later called in City of London police after discovering evidence that the information that triggered the probe was obtained by email hacking.
Indonesian police spokesman Brigadier General Boy Rafli Amar said on Friday that Rothschild would probably be summoned for questioning over the data theft.It comes as Rothschild and the Bumi board prepare for a weekend charm offensive among investors ahead of next Thursday’s crucial vote on the firm’s future.
Rothschild is trying to oust 12 of 14 directors, saying they are under the influence of the Bakries.Read More...
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