Crime

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Dec 10 '13 04:33

Dutch people commit fraud in droves with government funded financial assistance, collecting care, rent, and childcare assistance they are not entitled to, according to RTL Nieuws.

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Dec 9 '13 21:27

As President of Suriname, Desi Bouterse has immunity and therefore the Netherlands cannot request South Africa to arrest and extradite him when he attends the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. This was Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans’ response today to questions by PVV Second Chamber members Geert Wilders and Raymond van Roon.

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Dec 9 '13 14:01

The Public Prosecution raided the residence of the former Prime Minister of Curaçao, Gerrit Schotte , early Monday morning (local time), reported various media on the island. Reporters witnessed the raid.

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Dec 9 '13 13:09

The policeman who is facing trial over the shooting last year that killed 17-year-old Rishi Chandrikasingh, will now also be tried for murder.

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Dec 9 '13 04:30

The PVV wants Desi Bouterse, President of Suriname, to be placed under arrest if he attends Nelson Mandela's funeral in South Africa. The Dutch government will need the cooperation of South Africa for his arrest and extradition.

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Dec 8 '13 09:51

The Second Chamber has adopted a ChristianUnion motion to initiate an independent inquiry into human trafficking and prostitution in the Dutch Caribbean.

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Dec 7 '13 04:32

Two mayors from Brabant are sounding the alarm over a failing approach of drug crime in smaller municipalities in Brabant.

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Dec 6 '13 19:19

Meat processor VION did indeed commit fraud with meat, confirmed two new whistle blowers to Omroep Brabant. A section of VION falsely sold 11,000 kg of pork meat as organic ham last year Summer.

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Dec 6 '13 18:19

Police in Zeeland have collected about 100 bales of cocaine that washed ashore on the beach of the peninsula of Walcheren today.

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Dec 6 '13 14:25

European competition authorities raided Philips this week. The European Commission suspects that a number of electronics companies, including Philips, made mutual agreements to influence internet sales to drive up prices of their products

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Dec 6 '13 12:16

The main suspect of the sensational art heist in Rotterdam has been arrested in the United Kingdom. Adrian Procop who is suspected to have committed the robbery together with Radu Dogaru, has been on the run since November last year. Rumanian news media reported on Friday that police in Bucharest were notified of his arrest on Thursday by Interpol in Manchester.

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Dec 5 '13 18:16

The Public Prosecution (OM) demanded 120 hours of community service or 60 days imprisonment against former Meerssen mayor, Ricardo Offermanns. Offermanns (VVD) participated in violating professional secrecy by receiving confidential information from former Roermond alderman Jos van Rey (also VVD), according to the OM

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Dec 5 '13 08:43

A lawsuit has been filed against Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Standard & Poor’s (S&P) in the Netherlands by 16 investors over investment losses during the financial crisis.

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Dec 5 '13 04:34

The Dutch adoptive parents of the Belgian baby, Donna, were conditionally sentenced to 8 months in prison by the court of Appeal in Gent. The sentence remained the same as that of the court.

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Dec 5 '13 04:33

The Public Prosecution demanded thirty years imprisonment, Wednesday, before the court in Den Bosch against the suspect of the hotel murder in Tilburg.

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Dec 5 '13 04:32

The driver of the Sprinter that crashed into an Intercity, last year in April, near Westerpark, agreed to 120 hours of community service.

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Dec 5 '13 04:30

The police officer who is suspected of fatally shooting the 17-year-old Rishi last year in The Hague, is being threatened. The court in The Hague has taken security measures for the trial, scheduled on Monday. It will be the first time for the officer to appear before the court in the case.

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Dec 4 '13 16:36

Former Commissioner of the Queen of North Holland, Harry Borghouts, repeatedly warned former deputy Ton Hooijmaijers in the past to steer clear of the real estate sector, according to his statement Wednesday morning on a local radio station.

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Dec 3 '13 16:35

Richard O., the 40 -year-old ex-husband of child abuser Robert M., will almost certainly be released next week. He served two-thirds of his sentence without probation.Van O. was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison for sexual abuse of a 15 - year-old boy and providing the opportunity to Robert M. ( 30 ) to abuse a very young child in their own home, confirmed his lawyer, Erik van Kregten, to newspapers of HDC Media.

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Dec 3 '13 16:12

Former VVD deputy Ton Hooijmaijers was sentenced to three years' imprisonment. The 52-year-old former deputy of the province of North Holland was on trial for corruption, money laundering, and forgery.

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Dec 3 '13 14:54

The council for the judiciary has criticized the government’s immediate jail proposal for people convicted of crimes and sentenced to at least a year.

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Dec 3 '13 11:57

Marechaussees detained an American man at Schiphol Monday night, after he went berserk on board an aircraft and forced the captain to land in the Netherlands.

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Dec 3 '13 04:36

Whistleblower Ad Bos is finally freed from prosecution, after twelve years. The Amsterdam court put an end to the case against the 65-year-old Bos on Monday, by declaring the public prosecution inadmissible.

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Dec 3 '13 04:33

State Secetary Sharon Dijksma (Economic Affairs), labeled the practice of plucking Angora rabbits without anesthesia, recently seen on TV, unacceptable practices.

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