Josua Hutagalung and the meteorite that crashed into his house in North Sumatra. Photo: Handout Josua Hutagalung and the meteorite that crashed into his house in North Sumatra. Photo: Handout
Josua Hutagalung and the meteorite that crashed into his house in North Sumatra. Photo: Handout

Indonesia’s ‘millionaire’ meteorite man ducks limelight after going viral

  • Josua Hutagalung has gone into hiding after multiple global media outlets reported the hunk of space rock he found was worth US$1.7 million
  • But that sum was based on an inaccurate estimate that ‘no collector will pay’, according to a spokeswoman hired to speak on his behalf

Topic |   Indonesia
Josua Hutagalung and the meteorite that crashed into his house in North Sumatra. Photo: Handout Josua Hutagalung and the meteorite that crashed into his house in North Sumatra. Photo: Handout
Josua Hutagalung and the meteorite that crashed into his house in North Sumatra. Photo: Handout
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