Indonesia: It's All In The Family

A TIME investigation into Indonesia's Suharto and his children uncovers a $15 billion fortune

When protesting students and street mobs finally drove Suharto, Indonesia's long-serving President, from office a year ago, he stood meekly to the side as his successor, B.J. Habibie, took the oath of office. Then Suharto slipped quietly from view. But the onetime autocrat has been far busier than most of his countrymen realize. In July 1998 the U.S. Treasury's attention was caught by reports that a large sum of money linked to Indonesia had been shifted from a bank in Switzerland to one in Austria. As part of a four-month investigation that covered 11 countries, TIME has concluded that $9 billion...

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