• Yasmirah Mandasari Saragih University Pembangunan Panca Budi Medan


Corruption is an extraordinary crime that has a complex problem. Corruption has many causes, and corruption hurts many sectors, causing considerable losses to the state and society. During the last decade, since the Corruption Eradication Commission (CEC) of the Republic of Indonesia was formed, the eradication of corruption cases has been carried out on a large scale. However, the number of corruption cases handled by law enforcement agencies tends to increase yearly. This paper will identify what factors cause corruption and provide ideas on eradicating corruption in Indonesia. There are at least five factors that cause corruption in Indonesia. First, one of them is the political factor: the second the ineffectiveness of the system. The third is the factor of financial incentives or pressures. The fourth is due to weak law enforcement. The last cause of corruption is a lack of integrity. This paper also provides a solution to the problem of corruption which is a latent endemic problem in Indonesia based on law number 30 of 2002 and identifies the leading causes of corruption. By identifying the root causes of corruption, it is hoped that effective and efficient eradication of corruption can be expected. Keywords: Crime, Corruption, Countermeasures


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SARAGIH, Yasmirah Mandasari. ANALISIS UNSUR UTAMA MOTIF TINDAK PIDANA KORUPSI DI INDONESIA DAN UPAYA PENANGGULANGANNYA. Scenario (Seminar of Social Sciences Engineering and Humaniora), [S.l.], p. 579 - 586, sep. 2022. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 mar. 2023.