A number of men in Midden-Nederland have received blackmail letters stating that pictures were taken of them in a parking area, a known meeting place for gay men, and that these pictures will be made public if they do not pay a sum of money.
Linda de Mol will abide by the Public Prosecutor's decision to release 70 year old Dirk Klaas M., her manager Xenia Kasper told RTL Boulevard. "Linda has nothing more to add to the statement." M. extorted Linda and her brother John de Mol last year, threatening to harm Linda's children if they did not transfer a large amount of money into his bank account.
A 13 year old boy from Frankener was arrested for extorting and blackmailing a 14 year old boy through WhatsApp. The 13 year old boy threatened the victim with violence and publishing erotic photographs of the victim if he did not give the suspect money.
The 70 year old Dirk Klaas M., who is suspected of blackmailing John de Mol and threatening Linda de Mol and her family, appeared at the first public hearing at the court in Utrecht today.
The Public Prosecutor confirmed yesterday that 70 year old Dirk-Klaas M., who blackmailed John and Linda de Mol, demanded 5 million euros from the De Mol family, AD reports.
The police in The Hague arrested two "digital loverboys" on Tuesday, January 27th, on suspicion of blackmailing and threatening young women. The suspects came into contact with their victims using free dating apps and sites, such as Tinder.
Justice and the police warn in EenVandaag about a new way of scamming using popular dating sites such as Tinder and Badoo. The targets seem to be especially young women who are looking for a date on the internet. They get trapped by smooth talking and are then threatened and financially extorted.
Family members of Dirk Klaas M. have no idea why he extorted John and Linda de Mol. "For us it is a mystery."
One of the largest international webcam-sex cases could have been solved much earlier if the Dutch police had done an more intensive investigation, television programme Zembla reported.
The police announced that the De Mol family has received another blackmail letter.
Media mogul John de Mol has been receiving letters from a man who is threatening his sister Linda de Mol and her children if a large sum of money is not transfered to him. Police have published a sketch of at least one person involved in the extortion, and are thoroughly investigating the case.
The four culprits of a triple murder in Purmerland in North Holland were convicted to sentences between ten and 20 yeas yesterday. The suspects killed three people at different times with a machine gun.
The Public Prosecution Authority in the Netherlands will leave the prosecution of the 35-year old Aydan C. from Oisterwijk to Canadian authorities.
Bullying has increased at schools in The Netherlands. Last year, there were almost 20 percent more reports of violence and abuse at schools than the year before.