Men who have sex with prostitutes that have been forced into the role could go to prison for four years if a new bill working its way through Parliament becomes law. Clients who suspect the prostitute is working against her will, but have sex with her anyway, could also be fined up to 20,250 euros.
The FIOD arrested 6 people on Wednesday in an investigation into the abuse of DigiD accounts.
The court in Groningen tolerated the production of cannabis for the first time. Two weed growers from Bierum were found guilty of cannabis cultivation, but no punishment was imposed.
The police are looking for witnesses to the brutal robbery of an 84 year old woman from Breda.
State Secretary of Justice Fred Teeven wants to impose a special punishment to repeat offenders more often. This ISD measure gives repeat offenders a longer prison sentence and more intensive guidance.
Customs intercepted 130 kilograms of cocaine in the port of Rotterdam. The drugs have a market value of 4.5 million euro.
Extra security is on display today at Jewish historical locations, institutions and sites of worship across Noord and Zuid Holland. In addition to the police monitoring of locations in Amsterdam, Dick Schoof, National Coordinator of Counterterrorism and Safety (NCTV), said security will also be stepped up in the Hague and Rotterdam.
The police are looking for witnesses of the shooting that occurred at a cafe on Pretoriusstraat in Amsterdam East on Friday night.
On Tuesday, October 14th, the police raided 20 addresses in Gelderland. This was done in connection with an investigation into money laundering. 275 police officers took part in the raids. Thus far four people have been arrested.
Police found a dead human body in a car that was found this morning burning in Lelystad.
On Monday the police arrested a seventh suspect in the investigation into the death of 49 year old Yvon Pfaff. The suspect is a 37 year old woman from Den Bosch.
A list in the possession of the National Security Center (NCSC) shows that 1.3 million email addresses that end in .nl were among the 1.2 billion log in details that were hacked this past summer. Email addresses of the Ministry of Defense also appear on the list.
The police are searching for two suspects who robbed a jeweler in the Belgian Hoogstraten.
The student accused of stabbing a fellow student to death at a school in Voorburg, Zuid Holland, was constantly bullied at school, his lawyer said Monday. The 16-year-old boy is suspected of stabbing a 15-year-old boy at Corbulo College during an argument.
A 73 year old motorist from Harlingen drove into a group of pedestrians near the Beursbrug in Leeuwarden on Monday afternoon.
On Saturday afternoon, October 11th, the police arrested three people after a minor accident in the parking lot of a supermarket in Poolsestraat, Kaatsheuvel.
Police fired warning shots at robbers who committed a smash and grab robbery a supermarket in Harderwijk this morning.
The victim of the stabbing at Corbulo College in Voorburg on Friday, has passed away.
Students of the Corbulo College in Vooburg were shocked by the stabbing at their school on Friday. A young boy was stabbed in a fight during recess.
The police announced that the De Mol family has received another blackmail letter.
The Police arrested a man in Venlo for provoking a group of demonstrators yesterday.
On Thursday the court in Utrecht sentenced 5 people to up to 6 years in prison for involvement in two illegal marketplaces, various drug transactions and an arms deal. A programmer from Enschede built the drug trade website.
On Wednesday night/Thursday morning the police arrested a 56 year old resident of Leeuwarden for continuously harassing the Emergency Command Center of North Netherlands.