Police in Utrecht arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of swindling residents in a solar panel scam. The suspect visited several homes promising to install solar panels, and collecting a deposit in advance for the work.
Bart van U (39) will appear in court on April 24th for the murder of his sister, Lois van U. Van U. is also a suspect in the murder of former minister Els Borst.
The court in Arnhem today found an egg hatchery and three hen farms guilty of keeping more chickens than was allowed through forgery. The businesses were given a fine and the managers were sentenced to community service. The court did however rule that there was not enough evidence to prove that the businesses were selling normal eggs as free range eggs.
Zakaria G., one of the people suspected of involvement in the robbery at jewelry store Goldies in Deurne, will be reappearing in the court in Den Bosch today.
Two suspected shooters in the Amsterdam Staatsliedenbuurt assassination case, Adil "Kinker" A. and Anouar "Popeye" B., stood before the court on Monday. Two motorcycle police officers under fire that night were terrified, they told the court, with a reconsruction of the night suggesting Russian-made armour piercing bullets were used, according to NOS. Bullets were found all over the neighborhood after offenders fled the scene.
Meat trader Willy Selten admits that mistakes were made during the processing of horse meat on his farm in Oss, but he denies that he knowingly and intentionally tampered with the meat. Stelten therefore assumes that he will be acquitted when the lawsuit against him begins next week, NU reports.
The officer that hit 18 year old Memphis van Veen with his car in March 2013 in Eindhoven, will be appearing in the court in Den Bosch today. He is suspected of causing a fatal accident, Omroep Brabant reports.
Two men accused of beating up two NS train workers appeared in court on Wednesday. The prosecutor demanded a sentence of 15 months in prison, five suspended, for the 30 year old suspect, and nine months imprisonment, four suspended for the 20 year old.
The Unions CNV and FNV no longer want to negotiate with V&D about the salary cut that the company wants to implement on its staff, because V&D still intends to continue with the appeal against the recent ruling by the court that forbade the cut.
A court in Haarlem sentenced Remy D. to 32 months in prison, of which a year is conditional, for internet fraud and money laundering through Marktplaats.nl, Parool reports. Prosecutors were pushing for a five-year sentence, but the court sees more benefit in also treating D. through a mandatory rehabilitation program.
KPN and Vodafone are the first major Dutch providers to stop retaining customers' internet and telephone date, NU reports. This follows the ruling by the court yesterday that nullified the telecommunications data retention law which required the storage of communication data for a ye
Internet providers and telecom companies no longer have to store communications data, the court ruled today, stating that the importance of privacy outweighs the need for the information, NOS reports. The judge scrapped the law that obliges companies to do so.
The prosecutor demanded a 16-year prison sentence for Antonio Marcos van der P. and 14-year sentence for Enise B. today in court in Assen, the public prosecution reports. The couple, known as Dutch Bonnie and Clyde went on a crime spree in February 2014 and are suspected of extortion, attempted manslaughter, attempted murder, unlawful detention and armed robbery.
Police in Schiedam, Zuid-Holland arrested three men earlier this week for the forced prostitution of a 16-year-old girl. The case came to light in May, 2014, when one of the men reported the case to authorities after feeling remorseful for his involvement.
Several victims of the "Dutch Bonnie and Clyde" criminal duo Antonio van der P. and Enise B. say they suffer from post traumatic stress disorder. The information was revealed during the third day of the pair's trial in court in Assen, NOS reports.
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 criminal case against Antonio (Marcos) van der Ploeg and Enise B., the duo that went on a crime spree through the Netherlands last year, began in the court in Assen today, BNR reports. The two were arrested in Schwerte, Germany near Dortmund on February 26th last year.
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.
It seems that Rotterdam taxi drivers are following the example of taxi drivers in The Hague when it comes to UberPOP drivers.
The court in Amsterdam - Leeuwarden has ruled against a man who wanted to deduct cannabis he bought from a coffee shop from his income tax as healthcare costs, De Telegraaf reports.
V&D is not allowed to cut the salaries of employees who are members of the unions with 5.8 percent. That was the ruling of the court in the summary proceedings filed by the unions, NOS reports.
Ten million euros seized from criminal suspects who were convicted last year is being put into a fund to pay damages to victims, Security and Justice Secretary Fred Teeven said Sunday. The new rules on asset forfeiture went into effect last January.
Two men wanted in connection with the September murder of a 29-year-old in Rotterdam are still at large months later, police revealed last week. Cengiz Akin, 33, and Ugur Demir, 20, both from Rotterdam, were revealed as the prime suspects in the case.