Satudarah member arrested in money laundering investigation

A couple from Etten-Leur was arrested at Eindhoven airport on Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of money laundering, the police said in a statement on their website. The 51-year-old man is a "prominent member of outlaw motorcycle gang Satudarah", according to the police.

The man and his 34-year-old wife were arrested after an extensive money laundering investigation, which was launched after the Financial Intelligence Unit Nederland reported suspicious transactions.

The investigation revealed that the two is likely guilty of money laundering. "On paper there was hardly any income, while they led a luxurious life", the police said. They were arrested at the airport when they returned from holiday.

After the arrest, the police searched the couple's home in Etten-Leur. Mobile phones, several dozen ecstasy pills, a few thousand euros in cash and two luxury cars were seized.