Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 14:07
Police, Defense ministry bust criminal ring
Three people were arrested on Monday in an investigation into money laundering in the Central Netherlands region. This was done in collaboration with Defense and Customs. During this ongoing investigation, which began in late 2013, the suspicion grew that this case involves the laundering of huge sums of money. On Monday, October 6th, the police searched two homes in Zeewolde, a house in Utrecht, a house in Huizen and a business premises in Amsterdam. Administration found in these locations were confiscated for the purpose of the investigation. Additionally three homes and valuable goods, such as expensive watches and art, expensive sports cars and thousands of euros in cash were confiscated. Three suspects were arrested, a 36 year old man from Zeewolde, a 44 year old man from Utrecht and a 38 year old woman also from Zeewolde. They were arrested on suspicion of money laundering.