counterfeit euros

Jan 5 '17 12:40

A 14-year-old boy was arrested at Schiphol airport on Wednesday night for having a taser and a bag of fake money on his person, the Koninklijke Marechaussee announced on their Facebook page. 

The Koninklijke Marechaussee is a policing force that works as a part of the Dutch army. It is responsible for border security, including security at airports.

According to the Marechaussee, customs officers found a flashlight on the boy which turned out to be a taser. They called in the Marechaussee, who arrested the boy and found 51 fake 50 euro notes on him. 

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Jan 22 '16 15:10

De Nederlandsche Bank saw a significant increase in the number of counterfeit euro banknotes seized in 2015. Last year 66,500 counterfeit euro notes were seized in the Netherlands, an increase of 37 percent compared to the 48,700 seized in 2014, DNB announced on Friday.

Sep 10 '15 11:27

Two men were arrested in a parking lot Waalre on Tuesday afternoon after the police discovered 200 thousand euros in counterfeit bills in the trunk of their car.

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Jun 2 '14 13:04

Authorities on the Caribbean island of Trinidad have signed off on the extradition of a Dutch national to Singapore to stand trial for fraud.

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