German man robbed of €100,000 after tip from Rabobank employee: report
A Rabobank employee suspected of working with robbers, tipped the robbers about a customer who withdrew 100 thousand euros from a branch in Venlo. The man from Mulheim in Germany was robbed on the street a short time later, the Limburger reports.
The suspected bank employee worked at Rabobank's customer service department three days a week. He told the police that the robbers were blackmailing him with incriminating information. He cooperated with them because he feared for his job.
The bank employee was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the Venlo robbery and in an attempted robbery in Zundert, which was stopped by the police. Other suspects in this case were arrested in Zundert, when the police stopped the robbery they were set to commit.
A total of six people are in custody - five men from Breda aged 24, 32, 36, 38 and 41 years, and a 42-year-old woman from Oosterhout. All suspects are in restricted custody, which means they are only allowed contact with their lawyer.