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According to Gold Savings, Pion’s product was claimed for a total of IDR 322.5 billion

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – PT Pegadaian (Persero) was sued for a loss of Rp 322.5 billion by a businessman named Arie Indra Manurung.

Arie Indra Manurung, an online gold shop entrepreneur, filed a lawsuit because she felt afflicted over the use of the name Savings Gold used by Pegadaian as an investment savings product and buying and selling 24 carat pure gold.

He claimed that his party through Goldgram already had an investment in buying and selling services for gold, also known as Gold Savings.

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“The investment and purchase and sale of gold / precious metals called” Gold Savings “defendant did constitute a Copyright Infringement on the Creation of the Plaintiff, namely the investment system and transactions of sale and purchase of gold / precious metals called” Goldgram “, it may be The petition, as cited in the Jakarta District Central Court Case Information System (SIPP), was cited Monday (16/5/2022).

Through a lawsuit with file number 40 / Pdt.Sus-HKI / Cipta / 2022 / PN Niaga Jkt.Pst, Arie demanded Pegadaian to pay a total loss of Rp 322.5 billion.

Pawnshop Gold Savings Products

Gold Savings itself is a Pegadaian product launched to facilitate the community’s investment needs, with a business model for buying and depositing gold that the public can access with a minimum purchase of 0.01 grams.

The product was officially launched by President Joko Widodo and accompanied by the Minister of SOEs Rini Sumarno and the Chairman of PT Director Pegadaian Riswinandi on July 5, 2015. The product launch was held as one of a series of SOE Cheap Market activities in Garut, West. Java.

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The operation of the Gold Savings Pegadaian product was approved by OJK with letter number S-427 / NB.11 / 2016 dated February 17, 2016 regarding the Gold Savings Pawnshop product.

This investment product can be accessed by anyone, by depositing any amount of cash that will later be converted into grams of gold gold according to the latest 24 carat gold price.

Gold balances collected in Pegadaian’s Gold Savings account can be disbursed later in cash or printed in physical gold bars based on the gold price of precious metals.

Pegadaian’s response to the lawsuit

Regarding the lawsuit filed by Arie Indra Manurung, Vice President of Corporate Communications PT Pegadaian Basuki Tri Andayani stated that the company had heard the news and the company was studying it.

“We have received the case file and they are studying it carefully. As a GCG compliant company, we will follow applicable legal processes and comply with government regulations and other legal provisions. In addition, we are committed. to protect the rights of consumers so that there is no loss of customers, “Basuki said in a statement on Monday (16/5/2022).

He further stated that with the legality of the products owned by the company, the public was urged to remain calm and not be affected by the emerging issues.

“In line with AKHLAK culture, we are always confident in maintaining the trust of the government, society, and other stakeholders,” said Basuki.

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